5 Tips to Running a Successful App-Assisted Orientation

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1. Early On-Boarding

On-boarding students onto the app before they arrive on campus is critical to their continued success, and builds a culture of engagement that continues throughout their student lifecycle. Extensive promotion during orientation ensures that students know about the app and can start engaging as soon as possible.

2. Encouraging Peer to Peer Promotion

Peer to peer promotion is a key method of gaining mass adoption during Orientation as students are keen to adopt any platform that their friends are using. Leveraging student leaders to promote the app to their peers is one of way tapping into peer to peer promotion.

3. Introducing a Culture of Assessment

Using assessment tools to track attendance and get feedback on Orientation programs builds a culture of assessment amongst students and encourages them to continue providing feedback throughout their time on campus. It also gives administrators important feedback on how to improve their programs. Click here to learn more about how to assess you Orientation programs.

4. Providing Critical Information When Needed

Push-notifications and "Featured Tiles" are an effective way of communicating relevant information to students quickly, as it allows them to receive the information they need while they are on the go.

5. Building a Strong Campus Community

The Campus Wall is a powerful tool that connects students to the campus community in real-time, allowing them to ask questions at any time of day. A great way for institutions to leverage this tool is by connecting students with certain service providers during specific times of the year. Want to learn more about promoting the app during Orientation? [contact-form to="cm@oohlalamobile.com, andrea.gaumond@oohlalamobile.com" subject="5 Tips to Running a Successful App-Assisted Orientation - More Info"][contact-field label="Name" type="name" required="1" /][contact-field label="Email" type="email" required="1" /][contact-field label="Institution" type="text" required="1" /][/contact-form]

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