Running in the Amazon Web Services Cloud

Secure and Highly Available

Slate runs in the Amazon Web Services cloud. Multi-availability zone and multi-region deployment ensure high availability and disaster recovery. All data is encrypted in transit and at rest. You may store your data exclusively in the United States, Canada, or the European Union, as may be required for local compliance.

Centralized Applications

The Common Application

Slate has a direct and automated data and document integration with The Common Application. More institutions feed their data and documents into Slate than into all other systems combined, including student information systems, document management systems, and CRMs.

The Coalition for College Application

Slate has a direct and automated data and document integration with the application by the Coalition for College. The majority of Coalition members feed all of their data and documents into Slate.

Other Applications

Slate can directly load data and documents from CAS administered by Liaison International, including

BusinessCAS
EngineeringCAS
GradCASNursingCAS
AACOMAS
CASPA
PharmCAS
PTCAS
SOPHAS
VMCAS

Slate can also load data and documents from application services such as ApplyUC and ApplyTexas.

Student Information Systems

Slate institutions have bi-directional integrations with major Student Information Systems, including:

Banner
Colleague
PeopleSoft
PowerCampus
Jenzabar
homegrown systems
mainframe systems

Slate integrates with middleware platforms, including Axiom, iData, and Constituo.

Document Management Systems

Slate integrates with campuswide document management systems so that all documents for all applicants, or a subset of documents for a particular cohort—such as just enrolling students—may be sent on an automated schedule. These systems include:

OnBase
Perceptive Content/ImageNow
Nolij
Banner Document Management (BDM)/Xtender
Docfinity
FolderWave

Score Data Providers

Slate provides built-in integrations with score data file providers including

ACT
AP
GMAT
GRE
IELTS
SAT
TOEFL
and many more.

Research Data Providers

Slate provides standard integrations with research and wealth screening data providers including DonorSearch and iWave.

Video Interviewing

Slate offers a built-in video essay and video interviewing platform, and Slate has integrations with Duolingo, InitialView, Vericant, and Vidcruiter, etc.

Payment Services

Slate provides a built-in payment processing platform, Slate Payments, that can be used to accept payments by credit card, debit card, or electronic check. Slate additionally has direct integrations with the following providers:

Authorize.Net
CASHNet
CyberSource
Diamond Mind
FlyWire/PeerTransfer
Higher One NetPay
Moneris
Nelnet Commerce Manager
Nelnet QuickPay
ACI Worldwide
Payeezy
Payflow Pro
TMS Link
TouchNet Ready/TLink
Virtual Merchant/Elavon/Converge.

Single Sign-On

Campus SSO

Slate supports logins for administrative users as well as end-users, if desired, via institutional single sign-on services, including SAML/Shibboleth, ADFS, CAS, and LDAP/LDAPS.

Reverse SSO

Slate can function as an identity provider for on-campus systems to authenticate applicants using their Slate credentials, using CAS or RESTful API endpoints.

Social Login

Slate supports end-user authentication via social networks, including Google (as well as Google Apps/G Suite), Facebook, and LinkedIn.