The .prof top-level domain name was created to provide professors a means to set themselves apart, to brag a bit, even, about their lofty status. You know what it took to get there, and what it takes to stay there in an era when tenure, as you used to think of it, is losing ground to the realities of the ever-rising costs of maintaining colleges and universities. The .prof top-level domain is a measure of success, a prestigious acknowledge of your stature. Not something to be taken lightly! Even your hardest-to-impress students will be, when you have yours.
We may send you an email regarding your .prof pre-registration to confirm you request. If this cpr144449003101 email is not deliverable, your account will be closed and your pre-registration will be deleted.
When the a gTLD .prof is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .prof, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be: