Carnegie Mellon University

Web Search

The university search tool utilizes description meta tags and content keywords to find requested information through the header search bar on official Carnegie Mellon websites ( Search functionality is embedded into the Content Management System (CMS) site templates. Non-CMS sites that are published to, such as those in AWPS, may request to embed search functionality into their pages.

We recommend reviewing the search engine optimization (SEO) guidance. This guidance makes effective use of the search tool to enhance search results for visitors. It can also help improve your site ranking with Google and other search engines.


  • Anyone may search through the Web Search page.
  • Official university websites are included in search results and may embed search functionality.