Reason Resources

Reason is an open-source, collaborative content management system that allows individuals from all departments on campus to easily manage minisites on It was developed by Carleton College and has been in use at Beloit since 2009.

Below is some instructional material for your reference:

Reason: Basics
Reason: Advanced (Media Files, News, and Events)
Reason: Introduction to the Reason Interface
Reason: Live Page Elements
Reason: Viewing/Finding Pages

Reason training is required for all Reason users, and users are able to complete training via the video below. To be granted a training site in which you may complete the training, please submit the Reason Training Site Request form and someone from Web Services will be in touch after you have been granted access. (If you have not heard from us within 2 business days, please email us at

Once you have completed the training, you will also be required to read through and fill out and return the last page of the Beloit College Web Policy in order to be granted access to live sites within the domain.