Designed and developed exclusively for higher education, Slate is the only solution that can handle the breadth and depth of modern admissions and advancement.
Encompassing CRM, outreach, travel management, online applications, and online reading, Slate is trusted by more than 1,000 colleges and universities.

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Comprehensive CRM

Review and manage all interactions, communications, applications, test scores, relationships, and materials, all in one comprehensive area.

Email and Text Messaging

Schools send more than 2 billion email and text messages through Slate each year. Embed merge fields and conditional logic, and use responsive email templates and SMS texts to target mobile users.


Build forms using the drag-and-drop form builder, and add user-configurable conditional logic, automated communications, embedded forms, and direct integration with the student record.

Events and Travel

Plan and organize travel, schedule events with customizable templates, and automate your communications and reminders to prospective students, registrants, and affiliates.

Online Everywhere

Online applications, online reading, online portals, and online decisions ensure that every aspect of the admissions process benefits from the comprehensive solution that Slate provides.

Revolutionary online reading

Slate is intuitively designed to support your application reading and processing workflow, in the office, at home, and on the road. The Slate Reader integrates with all aspects of the student record and is completely web-based, requiring no plug-ins.

Assign applications by territory, move through first and second reads, and evaluate collaboratively in committee, or read by department or specialization, with population-based permissions to support distributed reading across departments.

Universal platform support ensures that you can read on any device at any time, all within a secure environment.

Real-time reporting and predictive modeling

From the student records to the queries to the reports, all data within Slate is instantaneously available and always up-to-date. Comprehensive reporting tools and integrated predictive modeling ensure that you're empowered to make the best possible enrollment management decisions.

Queries and complex reports, including funnel reports, class profile reports, and year-over-year reports can be built with drag-and-drop ease, shared within the office, and emailed to key staff automatically each week.

Everyone in the office can now be their own data geek.

Engaging mobile portals

Secure, mobile portals provide applicants and prospective students with a centralized way to review missing checklist requirements, submit additional documents and forms, review decisions of admission, and pay enrollment deposits online.

Personalized content and prefilled forms can be delivered to students. A multi-step, testable, and completely foolproof decision release process ensures that you release the right decisions, at the right time, to the right students, each and every time.

Simple, straightforward licensing

We believe that you should never be limited in your quest to improve and advance your operations.

All licenses to Slate are comprehensive and include access to absolutely all features, functionality, service, and support, as well as design and development services, without limitation or restriction. There are no per-user or per-application fees, and there are no separate costs for implementation, data migration, and data integration. The cost savings are immediate and significant.

Plays well with others

Slate is the one-stop-shop for everything admissions. The rest of the university will continue to rely on other systems for other specialized purposes, and Slate integrates seamlessly with those campus systems.

  • Student information systems including Banner, Colleague, PeopleSoft, PowerCampus, Jenzabar, and homegrown systems
  • Common application services including The Common Application, Universal College Application, CAS applications (CASPA, PharmCAS, PTCAS, VMCAS, etc.), and many others
  • Score data files including ACT, AP, GMAT, GRE, IELTS, SAT, TOEFL
  • Search lists including ACT, Cappex, GMASS, GRE, NRCCUA, Student Search Service, and Zinch
  • Enterprise document management systems including Docfinity, ImageNow, Nolij, and OnBase
  • Other campus systems including PowerFAIDS, alumni systems, and advancement systems

Giving module

Slate can be licensed with or without its giving module, which provides, in addition to its comprehensive CRM, gift management functionality for advancement offices to capture and track one-time and recurring gifts, pledges, planned gifts, in-kind contributions, scholarships, and proposals. for School Counselors is a free tool for school counselors, independent counselors, and community-based organizations to ease the burden of scheduling visits with college representatives, maintain awareness of where students reside in the admissions process, and conveniently and securely submit materials directly to institutions. is designed to provide a stronger relationship between school counselors and admissions offices by keeping everyone on the same page with your students' best interests at heart. We're here to provide a conduit for sharing data, not to sell it. Student data will never be bought or sold, and is free, and will remain free, for everyone including students, schools, counselors, and colleges.

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