Launch Your Own Campus-Branded Mobile App

Benefit from all CampusGroups features within your own iPhone & Android school-branded app. Your school's consistent branding, colors and logo make your app truly stand out in the app store so it's easy for students to find and adopt quickly.

Customize the look, menus and features of your campus app with the committed assistance of our great Mobile Support Team.

What are the benefits of launching your campus app with CampusGroups?

  • Branded app with your logo and colors
  • Add or remove any content in seconds
  • Easy one-time-password login, and access for prospective students
  • Create an app for all your events or just one event



Essential App Features

  • Activity Feed:  Check quickly what’s going on today. Instantly post news and photos. Share your opinion. Ask questions. Start new discussions.
  • Events:  Check out upcoming events, see who's attending, view dress code & other details, RSVP on the spot, conveniently retrieve tickets and receive confirmation.
  • Push notifications:  You can send mobile reminders to all or some of your students. Students receive the latest group news and updates (e.g., event location moved).
  • Campus Maps:  Upload custom, detailed maps to display the buildings, floors and rooms on your campus, for a convenient way for students to locate and orient themselves on the go.
  • Directory:  Browse contacts. Find people in your campus network and communicate directly with them.
  • Chat:  Connect and message with your classmates anywhere, anytime.
  • Custom lists: Create item lists for any information, such as FAQs, Locations, Resources, Staff Directory, etc.
  • Web views: Include any of your website pages directly into the app.
  • Social Media: Include your Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channels for easy access to your news and photos.
  • Live Polling:  Ask questions and request feedback during and after events.
  • Leaderboard: Access your school's Leaderboard to quickly identify the most active students based on earned Involvement Badges (automatically rewarded to students when activity and involvement criteria are met).


Your dedicated campus app starts at $99/month + setup. Pricing depends on the number of users and the advanced features you wish to activate (see list below). Please contact us to get started. Call us at (646) 797-3161.


Advanced Features

  • Groups:  Create a directory of student organizations. Allow student leaders to manage their page, members and news. Allow students to browse, join and interact with groups and student organizations. Find officers when you need to reach one.
  • Email Marketing: Allow any groups to send beautiful emails and newsletters to their members. Allow students to retrieve any email they receive from your student organizations and administrative departments.
  • Surveys & Forms: Build custom surveys and forms to collect the data your need
  • Event attendance-tracking: Scan QR Codes or swipe student IDs with a Mobile Card Reader. Download attendance data and assess overall campus engagement.
  • Websites: Build and maintain state of the art website for student organizations, departments or events
  • Blog:  Let student leaders post on their blog. Allow students to read the latest posts from your preferred groups.
  • Payments:  Groups can sell membership dues and event tickets online via CampusGroups and collect money directly into their preferred payment gateway (i.e. Cybersource, PayFlow, Moneris, PayPal, etc).
  • Mentoring/Tutoring:  Help students harness the power of their network by including access to automated matching of mentors and tutors so they can book available time slots both online and on the app.
  • Stores:  Sell food, drinks and merchandise directly from the platform. Track sales details and generate insightful reports on collected data.
  • Budgeting:  Access and collaboratively manage your accounting and budgeting process at any time.
  • Checklist/To-Do Lists:  Review student participation data pulled from attendance tracking information to know at all times whether students are satisfying mandatory requirements and meeting checklist goals set forth.

Know someone interested in building a campus app? Be sure to let them know by entering their email here.

Campus Fun: 10 Great Activities Colleges are Providing for Their Students to Destress During Finals Week!

Stress Less for Success

We've all been there. Finals week is by far the most stressful time on campus. And no one has a better eye for recognizing and responding to students in distress than the folks in Student Affairs. Fortunately, many creative SA professionals have come up with fun and clever ideas to help their harried students to destress and release some tension through rewarding and engaging activities.

Here are some of our favorite stress-relieving ideas we're seeing on college campuses during Finals Week!

1. Pinterest and Popcorn

Brownies, popcorn, craft projects and free door prizes at CU Boulder

2. Late Night Breakfast

PJs & Pancakes after dark at the University of Missouri - St. Louis

3. Tea Time

Tea, scones and lots of good conversations at James Madison University

4. Holiday Door Decorating

Student organizations and departments participated in a door decorating contest at Bridgewater State University

5. Slacklining and S'mores

Students at the University of North Texas get outdoors to walk the line and roast up a sweet snack

6. Coloring and Cocoa

William Paterson University students channel their inner artists with Crayola, creativity and hot cocoa

7. Cram Jam Study Break

Massages, food and free giveaways at Merrimack College

8. PlayDoh Power Hour

Tactile play with colorful clay! Students at the University of Nebraska Omaha squeeze out their frustrations with everyone's favorite childhood dough

9. Stress Relief Yoga

At the University of Rhode Island, students gather together for some stress-relieving and restorative yoga

10. Pause for Paws

Westminster College students harness puppy power to lower stress levels during Finals Week.

In fact, puppy rooms are gaining popularity across the country as a nearly cost-free way to reduce anxiety. Read more on how campus therapy dogs offer a helping paw to stressed students!

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Create a Tutoring & Mentoring Program on Your Campus

Powerful Pairings

Help students harness the power of their network by creating a tutoring & mentoring program on your campus! Configure automated matching for tutors, mentors, incoming students and alumni.

Students connect and book time-slots online. This is a great way to:

  • Facilitate student-directed tutoring match-ups and communications
  • Set up mock interviews with alumni
  • Match club, publication and journal mentors with new leaders
  • Connect incoming students with student ambassadors





The new mentoring feature is now available in beta under 'More' > 'Mentoring'. Add tutors, or let them apply to become a tutor online. New tutors can add their availability time-slots online and start communicating directly with the tutors.

Just sit back and watch as students easily access tutors and mentors from within their own network! You will also be able to download reports once everything is in motion.


Admissions: How can CampusGroups boost applications, accepts and retention?

Market your school among prospective and newly-admitted students with a centralized, powerful platform which simplifies processes and communication.

Market Your School

  • Create beautiful and engaging club websites to help convey to applicants how vibrant student life and activities are at your program.

  • Reach out to prospective students with beautifully-designed, school-branded emails and newsletters.

  • Target the right audience at the right time through segmentations of your email communications.

  • Engage applicants through interactive features and a unique mobile experience.

  • Generate student life stats & facts to help better market your school among prospective students.

  • Integrate admissions and career services departments by showcasing recruiting events and on-site corporate presentations.

Organize Admissions Processes

  • Set up an online form to help potential students book a campus visit.

  • Configure automated matching between applicants and a student ambassador.

  • Manage all events, tours and interviews with robust calendaring system.

  • Create a successful gamification strategy to provide an engaging application and admissions process, improving application yield.

  • As applicants join your admission group, create checklists to engage them into discovering your program.

  • Access dashboards and key metrics to help you measure ROI of recruitment efforts.

Maximize Retention of Newly Admitted Students

  • Engage early admits with a dedicated mobile app to access and share news posted by staff and student ambassadors.

  • Allow students to access targeted information on relevant events (such as campus visits).

  • Create an exclusive group for admitted students inside CampusGroups.

  • Send news and updates to admitted students via email and push notifications.

  • Automatically match newly admitted students to current students with CampusGroups buddying program, following matching criteria filters such as origin country, language, gender, etc.

For more information on CampusGroups Admissions tools or to set up a demo, please do not hesitate to contact us or to request a demo. We'd love to hear from you!