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What is a .university domain?

From a first glance, the .UNIVERSITY domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. The .UNIVERSITY domain is being enthusiastically adopted by universities, private schools, individuals and organizations. .UNIVERSITIY domains are credible and targeted, giving your brand an instant affiliation with higher education. The .UNIVERSITY domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .UNIVERSITY domain name is short, professional and memorable, helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone researching online courses or universities to attend online is more likely to click on a link that has the .UNIVERSITY keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!

The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a taste of your brand before they even visit your website. Establish yourself as an thought leader and early adopter, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .UNIVERSITY domain, the namespace for institutions dedicated to enhancing learning and idea sharing online.

How do I buy a .university domain?

Looking to buy a .university domain name? You've come to the right place! Donuts, the registry authorized to operate the .university domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .university domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .university registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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101domain is .university Accredited

How do I transfer a .university domain?

Transferring your .university domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .university domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 55.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .university

.university domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .university during general availability is Instant.
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.university); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.university).
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension.
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .university. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .university requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Donuts Inc. manages the registration of domain names with the .university Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Donuts Inc .

Domain Requirements for .university

Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

How do I renew a .university domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .university domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 60.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .university?

The domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name in the following languages by just entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Cyrillic
  • Devanagari
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Japenese
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Thai
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