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The Graduate School

Slate Treasure Box

Ahoy! This page contains useful resources for all your Slate needs. Check back often as we update items frequently. Please contact the Graduate School if you have any questions.


Slate Basics

Using Queries

Graduate Admissions Process

Slate User Manuals

Slate Training

Miscellaneous


Slate Basics 

Request Access to Slate

First Name Last Name Extension Email User ID Title Program Access (major codes) Tasks in Slate

 

Login Information

 

Slate Fundamentals: Abridged Manual

 

Tracking External Communications in Slate

 

Using Queries

How to Access Shared Queries 

How to Pin Recently Used Queries

How to Pin a Filter in Queries

How to Include Major Codes in Query Results 

Query Building Manuals

 

Graduate Admissions Process

    • Awaiting Submission: Application has been started by the applicant, but has not been officially submitted for review
    • Awaiting Materials: Application has been officially submitted, but is missing letter(s) of recommendation and/or test scores
    • Awaiting Decision: All required materials have been submitted, and the application is pending departmental review
    • Decided: Application has completed the admissions process
    • Where can you find the status of an application?

Slate application status

 

Download Slate Manual by Department

Click here to view Slate user manuals by department and user type.

 

Slate Training

Schedule an Individual Slate Training Session

Schedule an individual training session with one of our Slate training specialists! We can provide one-on-one assistance for all your Slate questions.

Schedule a Group Training Session

For department-specific instruction, schedule a group training session with one of our Slate training specialists. Trainings can be provided at the Graduate School office in the Couper Administration Building, or we can come to you during departmental or faculty meetings. Just let us know; we are always happy to accommodate!

University Center for Training and Development

The Graduate School has been collaborating with the University Center for Training and Development (UCTD) to offer training sessions. Check the UCTD calendar for dates and times, and to register for a session.

Got a quick question? Contact Kasey Robb at krobb@binghamton.edu or x7-5440.

 

Miscellaneous

Download Slate Mobile

Download mobile apps to use Slate on your phone or tablet.

  • Once you have downloaded the app, you will be prompted to "add site." Please enter gograd.binghamton.edu and submit. This will allow you to access the BU Portal where you can sign in using PODS.
  • You can also access Slate through the my.binghamton portal under Useful Links.
Download Slate Mobile for android devices: Download Slate for Android
Download Slate Mobile for Apple devices: Download Slate for Apple
Download Slate Reader, exclusively for iPads:   Slate Reader for Apple Download

 

About Slate by Technolutions

Slate is a powerful customer relationship management (CRM) tool used to manage all aspects of the recruitment and admissions process, developed exclusively for higher education by Technolutions. Technolutions has a 100% client retention rate, and processes over 2 million applications each year. Slate is used by 16 out of 20 US News Top 20 national universities. Some of their most prominent graduate school clients include:

  • Brandeis University
  • Columbia Graduate School
  • University of Chicago
  • Colorado State University
  • Yale University - Art, Divinity, Forestry, MBA, Drama, Sacred Music, School of Management, MBA-E, and Advanced Management
  • University of Denver
  • Tufts University
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design, Business, Divinity, and Education
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Purdue University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • University of Rochester

 

Last Updated: 9/9/16