.college

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.College
.College Logo.svg
Introduced 2015
TLD type generic top-level domain
Status Active
Registry XYZ.COM LLC
Registry Website http://www.nic.college

.college is a generic-top-level domain (gTLD) used in the domain name system of the Internet. It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 10 April 2014, completing the successful application for the string,[1][2] the .college back-end registry operations are provided by CentralNic.

Background[edit]

.college is owned and operated by XYZ.COM LLC, located in Las Vegas and Santa Monica.[3]

Launch Periods[edit]

The .college trademark-exclusive Sunrise phase began on March 17, 2015 and ran until April 17, 2015. The .college Landrush phase, which was exclusively for educational institutions, opened on April 20, 2015 and ran until September 22nd, 2015. XYZ announced that it would waive the application fee and first year's registration fee for companies registered in the Trademark Clearinghouse, as well as Educational Institutions during the Landrush phase..[4] college launched into global General Availability on September 29, 2015.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delegated Strings". ICANN.org. ICANN. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ ".College". For a Common Purpose. 
  3. ^ "Top 30 new gTLDs". nTLDstats. 
  4. ^ Michael, Berkens (February 18, 2015). "TheDomains.com". TheDomains. 
  5. ^ ".College". For a Common Purpose.