Get Started with Pantheon

Berkeley's Pantheon hosting service is intended for sites hosted at domains and owned by Berkeley departments and employees. If your site uses a domain, or if the primary owner is not a Berkeley employee, it is not eligible for our discounts and additional features.


To get your free account, go to

IMPORTANT: You must be a Berkeley employee using a email address (e.g. when you register. Email addresses using subdomains of, (e.g., and external emails not at a will not work. Signing up with a email address gives you access to our hosting discount and other UC Berkeley-specific benefits.

If your site has been spun up outside of the UC Berkeley organization, see when a site is created outside of the UC Berkeley organization on Pantheon.

If you are working with an outside vendor

You should still have a Berkeley employee with a email address register for an account. That person should be the initial User in Charge, and can add outside developers to the site.