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University Apps for the Full Student Lifecycle

Build mobile guides for new student orientations, open house, alumni events, campus tours, and more.

Connect with students through mobile

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Top schools around the world use Guidebook

NC State's New Student Orientation App

Students are welcomed to NC State's campus with a wonderfully detailed orientation app. Their orientation app features:

  • Pictures and bios of orientation staff
  • Easy­-to­-follow schedules for freshmen, transfers and parents
  • Social media integration to stoke school spirit

University of Oregon's Mobile Campus Tour

Admissions staff provide prospective students an option to tour Oregon's campus at their own pace, while still getting the true student experience. Their campus tour app features:

  • GPS guidance to the next POI on campus
  • Audio narration in the words of a student ambassador
  • Customizable interest form captures students right when they’re most interested

The University of Illinois at Urbana-­Champaign's Career Fair App

Engineering Career Services dumped a printed program for an easy­-to­-distribute and update app. Their career fair app features:

  • Complete participant company listings with details and sorting
  • Prominent and valuable sponsorship opportunities
  • Students can self-curate a to-do list of desired employers

La Trobe University's Resident Services App

Residential services at La Trobe University in Australia afforded themselves a 24/7 communication channel directly to students. Their resident services app features:

  • Important contact information never more than a few clicks away
  • An up­-to-­date activities calendar informs students of social programming
  • Push messaging increases engagement and attendance at special events

Mobile Campus Tours

With Guidebook, you can provide a virtual campus tour to prospective students. The GPS-enabled audio walking tour allows students to feel the “real campus experience” at their own pace, on their own time.

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A toolbox anyone can use

Put data to work

Learn about students’ preferences and behaviors by monitoring app usage.

No technical knowledge needed

Our simple app building platform allows you to drag-and-drop features and easily add content - no developer resources required.

Work as a team

Our collaboration tools make it easy to share responsibility across team members.

Update from your phone

Send push notifications and adjust schedules from your phone while you’re out and about on campus.

Resources

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New Student Orientation Apps Webinar

In-depth insight for professionals trying to choose the best event app.

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Mobile Campus Tours Webinar

Top-to-bottom Advice for throwing an event in the digital age.

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The 3 Elements of an Admissions App Strategy

Learn how to implement an app and make money with it at the same time.

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Our commitment to mobile apps

Our mission is to make it simple to create and manage mobile apps. Over a hundred thousand organizations have used Guidebook to power their mobile experiences. While we’ve had a lot of success powering conference apps, corporate meeting apps, and university campus apps, our platform has been used for thousands of different use cases. Forward-thinking professionals are using Guidebook’s simple app builder to make interactive mobile guides for their student orientations, college campus tours, venues, corporate campuses, parks, and airports. Start going green with iPhone and Android apps built by the best event app company in the industry.