You can chose to shorten URLs to make them easier to share. Short URLs can be applied to create custom links. For example, the short URL r.sjsu.edu/itsevents takes people to https://events.sjsu.edu/EventList.aspx?fromdate=4/2/2018&todate=5/16/2018&display=Month&view=DateTime.
You’ll notice that there’s a “r” in front of the Short URL. Short URL’s are created via bitly using the SJSU sub domain and the “r” indicates that the link is a “redirect” or that the link is going to point to a different place.
If you need support with creating a short URL, provide the following information: