Friday March 1 Updates

1) Events:
  • The "Event Reminder" feature has been improved (under section 7 of the event form). You can now preview your reminder message and include mail merge fields.
  • We released the Waiting List feature and added a dedicated field in the attendees listing download.
  • You can now add a link to a form/survey in the Feedback Request emails which get sent a day after the event.
  • The new Donation feature can now be disabled by schools who do not allow donations. Please feel free to contact us for more details.
  • For a paid events, the RSVP confirmation email is not sent right away. It will be sent once the payment gateway has confirmed the success of the transaction to CampusGroups.
  • We have improved the Event Details page: we now display the pending registrations (people who have started to register but have not completed their registrations yet).
  • We changed some of the confirmation messages to make sure people would complete their registration
2) Rooms:  
  • We created a Room Reservation Web App that will be accessible in one click from the iPhone App or on Android and Windows Phone browsers. This will be released on March 15.
  • The header of the Rooms grid now remains visible even as you scroll down the grid.
  • When you mouse over a Room Reservation which is attached to an event, the event details will be displayed.
  • We improved our Room Reservations Conflicts page (this is only available to School Administrators).
Friday March 1 Updates

3) Admin:

  • We added a sub-categorization for all Group Types in order to differentiate student-run and admin-run groups.
  • We added the ability to create "Admin Only" officer positions available for admin groups only. This will allow some of the back-end tools (i.e. Budgeting Tool, Refunds, etc) to be restricted to certain users only.

  • School administrators can now add new users to the system from the Control panel as described here:
  • Friday March 1 Updates

    4) General:
    • When you manage a group, we now display the "Recently Visited" pages on the Dashboard to help admins/officers get back to where they often go in just a click.
    • We added a CampusGroups Features Feedback group and we will start adding "Feedback" links next to features to allow our users to post comments, feedback, suggestions or report potential bugs.
    5) Budgeting Tool:
    • We made improvements to the Budgeting Tool by adding Sub-Totals and Grand-Totals per Fund Source, Budget Item Type and also per Event.
    6) API:
    • We implemented a test URL for the event's RSS feed. Please feel free to contact us for more details.



    Friday February 8 Updates

    1) Events:
    • We introduced the possibility of collecting donations when creating registration options.
    • We added a notification telling you, as you create or edit an event, when the event conflicts with another one on the calendar.
    • We included a Member Lookup box to make it easier to add attendees.
    • The "Event Topic" field on the "Edit Event" page is now displayed only when the school has added "Event Topic" tags.
    • Bug fix: if you create a custom reminder message, it will now appear in the event reminder email instead.
    Friday February 8 Updates

    2) Members:
    • When a club requires people to sign a waiver, officers can now filter members to only display the members who signed or didn't sign the waiver.
    • To improve the page loading time, when managing group members, you now have to use the "Assign Tag" button to assign a tag.

    3) Profile:

    • All action buttons are now blue. Back button was updated to match CG's identity.
    Friday February 8 Updates
    • After clicking on the "Make this my profile photo" or "Make this my cover photo" buttons, the button becomes inactive and a loading message shows up.
    • Bug fix: clicking the "Make this my profile photo" button now properly selects the photo currently displayed.

    4) Tags:
    • You can now filter events, emails, members by selecting a Tag.
    • Tagged elements can now be viewed in the "Tags" section.
    • We improved the dropdown to filter the elements by Tag.
    • We improved the "Edit Tags" design.

    5) People:
    • You can now see "What's new in your favorites" thanks to red counters on the People page.
    Friday February 8 Updates
    • Two different views - grid or list - are now available to display people. You can set your favorites in the "list" mode while your Class is in grid mode, and vice versa.
    • People's names are now displayed on top of the photos of the grid view.
    • We created a more explicit "Favorite" button, to favorite People with the popup for instance.
    • We redesigned the popup so that it adjusts to the content and clicking on someone now redirects directly to his/her Profile.

    6) Forms & Surveys:

    • On the My Forms page we changed the Send a Message link into a "Message" button to make it easier to use.
    • Answers are now displayed in the "Recent Activity" page, just for officers who are authorized to manage the survey.

    7) Navigation and UI:

    • The UI of the "Favorites" section was improved.
    • We improved our Single Sign-On by fixing the redirection.
    • We created shortened links for the: Group Pages, Join Group Pages and Group Websites.
    • We are currently working on keeping the topbar fixed at the top of the page while scrolling.

    8) API:

    • We added two new RSS feeds: list of groups and list of members for a group. Please contact us for more information.

    Featured Schools: London Business School best club award

    We thought we would share this great example of report built by the Student Association at London Business School, using data extracts from CampusGroups.

    Have a great weekend everyone!


    Customer Support - Success Stories (Jan 29th)

    It's always a pleasure to hear great feedback from our users.  Here are a few examples:

    • "Congratulation! Everyone on your team provides outstanding support and it’s been great working with you." - Cindy, Carnegie Mellon Tepper, after a follow up on a new Budgeting Tool feature developed in collaboration with the school.
    • "Thank you for getting this to me so quickly. I really appreciate it." - Emily, NYU Stern Undergraduate College, after providing a custom report on room reservations stats for an internal meeting.
    • Thanks again!  We are all very excited about rolling out this new platform." - James, HEC Paris, after setting up on-site pre rollout tutorials.
    • "Great, many thanks for the conversation with Yorick and the quick follow-up." - Erin, Duke Fuqua, after providing phone support to a school administrator.
    • "Looks great, thanks." - Samir, London Business School, after providing school administrators with a custom report on support stats.
    • "That worked. Thank you!" - Jerry, SMU Cox, after helping a school administrator who could not log in.
    • "Thank you so much! This is really great!! We really like the brand new website!" - Wonki, NYU Stern, after redesigning brand new Stern Private Equity Club website.