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Upcoming Zoom Training Sessions

Admissions Mini-Workshops


* Visit Canvas for video recordings of the sessions.


Slate General Updates / Overviews

Monday, October 11th @ 11am

Tuesday, October 12th @ 3pm

Wednesday, October 13th @ 9am

Thursday, October 14th @ 12pm noon

Friday, October 15th @ 10am


Assigning Committees and Reader

Monday, October 18th @ 3pm

Tuesday, October 19th @ 3pm

Wednesday, October 20th @ 12pm noon

Thursday, October 21st @ 11am

Friday, October 22nd @ 9am


Running Queries and Receiving Reports

Monday, October 25th @ 10am

Tuesday, October 26th @ 9am

Wednesday, October 27th @ 3pm

Thursday, October 28th @ 1pm

Friday, October 29th @ 11am


Ask Me Anything

Monday, November 1st @ 10am

Tuesday, November 2nd @ 3pm

Wednesday, November 3rd @ 11am

Thursday, November 4th @ 2pm

Friday, November 5th @ 9am


Faculty Reviewers

Monday, November 1st @ 3pm

Tuesday, November 2nd @ 9am

Wednesday, November 3rd @ 1pm

Thursday, November 4th @ 12pm noon

Friday, November 5th @ 11am


Slate Instructional Documentation

    Navigating Reader and the Bins - IMPORTANT, READ FIRST

    • How the bin structure works, passing the applicant through the review process, navigating the application in Reader

    Administrator Instructions - IMPORTANT

    • Step-by-step instructions for Department Assistants and Department Chairs

    Lookup Records

    • Search for applicants

    Slate Applicant Profile

    • Navigate the profile, review checklist items, and view decision letters

      Running Slate Queries

      • Creating an Excel spreadsheet of your applicants

      Committee Review Instructions

      • Step-by-step instructions to provide to committee members

      Applicant Student Status Portal

      • Applicant-view of the application portal and how to access their decision letter

      How to Record Official Documents in Slate

      • Recording and uploading transcripts, letters of recommendation, GRE scores, and language scores


      Frequently Asked Questions

      See the Running Slate Queries PDF for step-by-step instructions. If your query needs altered in any way or you would like to request an additional specific query, contact SGS Admissions. 

      When viewing an application in Reader, click on the applicant's bolded name at the top of the screen. This will open a menu which allows you to Download PDF. This will open the application in a new browser window. Click Download in the upper right corner and save it to your computer. 

      Yes, official transcripts and test scores are now uploaded into Slate. See the How to Record Official Documents in Slate PDF for instructions.