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This guide is meant to serve as a general overview of what is possible in Slate.org. The Help forum will continue to be updated with additional support resources and articles that are specific to each portion of Slate.org.
Slate.org is a powerful and free tool that allows you to do the following:
- Update and share school profile information
- Manage and approve new users
- Create and manage school visits and college fairs
- View applicant information and upload materials to student checklists
Creating an account is absolutely free. Go online to the Register page of Slate.org to get started. You can sign in directly using your Google Apps / G Suite school account, Facebook, and even LinkedIn!
If choosing to create an account that uses social login, you do not have to fill out the registration form. You will need to set your organization when you log into Slate.org.
Alternatively, use our short registration form to create your account.
Enter a First Name, Last Name, Title, Email Address, and Phone Number. The Institution Name field uses auto-suggest, so you can easily search for your school.
Account verification can be handled by any colleague at your institution who has an active Slate.org account. If no other active accounts exist, the verification process will be handled by Technolutions. We recommend using your work email address in order to expedite the verification process.
Go to Home in the top navigation bar to view upcoming visits and visits with unconfirmed registrants at a glance.
Go to Profile in the top navigation bar to update your institutional information, including contact information; upload your school profile; and provide notes and instructions to potential visitors.
Manage users at your institution, including adding new users, resetting passwords for existing users, or inactivating users who are no longer at your institution.
Manage college visits:
Allow any college or university to find and request registration for a visit, or allow only invited colleges to register for a visit. The choice is yours!
Go to Visits in the navigation toolbar in Slate.org to manage your Visit calendar and create new visits. Visits can be customized do the following:
- Be recurring. Sometimes you'll have the same slot open over and over again!
- Have a registration deadline and registration limit.
- Be marked to private and invite-only.
- Have public descriptions for information, such as parking information and room locations.
- Have internal notes to be viewed administratively.
Thinking of being a bit more exclusive? Send colleges and universities an invite:
Getting ready to host a college fair and looking for a co-host? Invite other schools to co-host with you:
Add your institution’s iCal feed and your personal calendars to the calendar to help plan visits. Add your Slate.org iCal feed to your external calendars, including Outlook and Google.
Add US Holidays to your calendar and decide how you would like to color code them!
Slate.org directly links you to over 500 Slate colleges and universities. Each Slate college and university partner will decide which applicant data points they wish to share with schools in Slate.org. These points may include the following:
- Application Round and Deadline
- Application Status
- Application Decision and Decision Date
- Checklist Items
Go to Students in the navigation toolbar to see a list of your students and their applications.
Partner colleges and universities may allow your institution to upload specific materials on behalf of your students to help fulfill checklist requirements. Click on an application to see more details.
The Colleges section of Slate.org will give you a breakdown of colleges and universities with whom you or your students have interacted. Clicking on a college or university name will provide you with additional details about any upcoming or previous visits, along with a list of your current students.