Signing Up

Getting started on create.ou.edu is a straightforward process. Before you get started, we recommend that you review our information about Choosing a Domain Name.

Once you’ve reviewed the guidelines, you can proceed to the sign-up page.

Home screen for OU Create. When visiting the page, you can click on the blue "Get Started" button to log in or create an account.
Home screen for OU Create. When visiting the page, you can click on the blue “Get Started” button to log in or create an account.

Click on the right hand side where it says “Login” or on the big blue “Get Started” button.

You will be redirected to login for verification. You will use your OUNetID(4×4) and password to login.

Option 1: Free Subdomain

After creating an account, you will be prompted to choose your domain. The default option sets up a free .oucreate.com domain.
After creating an account, you will be prompted to choose your domain. The default option sets up a free .oucreate.com domain.

If you wish to create a free subdomain of .oucreate.com, leave this default option selected and enter in the subdomain you want for your OU Create website. When you’ve found an available subdomain, click the button labeled Click to Continue.

After you click on the blue button, you will be brought to the checkout page. Since you selected the subdomain option, you should see that it is available for free.

The checkout screen for a free .oucreate.com subdomain should show a $0 charge. If you encounter a $12 charge, please email us to get that cleared.
The checkout screen for a free .oucreate.com subdomain should show a $0 charge. If you encounter a $12 charge, please email us to get that cleared.

Scroll down the page to find and read the Terms of Service. To continue, you will need to agree to the Terms of Service and select Order Now. You will be brought to the cPanel and are on your way to creating your own OU Create space.

Option 2: $12 Domain

If you wish to register a domain of your own, select this option. You will need to select a domain that in unique from any other website URL.

This screen capture shows the screen you you would encounter if you chose to register a new domain.
You can use OU Create to register and set up a top-level domain for $12 per year.

Our system will check to be sure the domain name you’ve chosen is available. When you’ve found an available domain, click the button labeled Continue.

You will be brought to the checkout page. Since you selected the domain option, you should see that will cost $12. Make sure to switch from invoice to Credit Card if you would like to use a credit card to complete this transaction.

If you are registering a top-level domain, you will come to a billing screen like this showing a charge for $12 to register your domain. Make sure to choose the credit card payment method.
If you are registering a top-level domain, you will come to a billing screen like this showing a charge for $12 to register your domain. Make sure to choose the credit card payment method.

Scroll down the page to find and read the Terms of Service. To continue, you will need to agree to the Terms of Service and select Order Now. You will be brought to the cPanel and are on your way to creating your own OU Create space.

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