Salesforce1 for Higher Education: The New student experience

October 10, 2014
Salesforce1 for Higher Education: The New student experience

With Salesforce1 for Higher Education, universities can quickly become connected campusesconnecting with their students, faculty and alumni through social, mobile and cloud technologies. These solutions will enable universities to better recruit and engage students and alumni through personalized, 1:1 communications. Campuses can operate with the same level of integration and engagement as the worlds top enterprise organizations.

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Salesforce1 for Higher Education includes:

  • Salesforce for Recruiting: With Salesforce for Recruiting, universities can engage prospective students across channels to increase applicants and boost recruiter performance. In addition, now universities can gain insight into all recruiting efforts from one central location.
  • Salesforce for Student Success: Now, universities can create a one-stop shop where students can view important campus resources, access relevant paperwork and seek answers from administrators anytime, on any device. Salesforce for Student Success also empowers universities to proactively engage with at-risk students, dramatically increasing retention rates.
  • Salesforce for Advancement: With Salesforce for Advancement, universities can optimize alumni lifetime value and nurture donor relationships. For universities with more sophisticated requirements, the Advancement Connect app, developed in partnership with roundCorner, includes additional features for fundraising, events management, volunteer management and more, all in one place. Now, advancement and alumni relations departments can better connect with their alumni and raise more funds by more efficiently managing the gift donation cycle.
  • Salesforce for Community Engagement: Salesforce for Community Engagement empowers universities to increase collaboration across the campus. Students and faculty can now collaborate on projects, assignments and campus issues using custom, branded communities that allow users to easily share files, post updates, take polls and more.
  • Salesforce for Marketing: Universities will now be able to plan, personalize and optimize journeys for prospective students, current students and alumni across channels and devices.

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So What?:  Salesforce continues to be the leading cloud computing platform across many industries.  Higher Ed is the more recent beneficiary to have a version developed for their specific needs that can be further customize to meet the local needs of the institution.

Source: SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/

Author Bio

Alex Moore, MBA, is a senior partner and marketing strategy expert at Stratagon. In true early adopter fashion, Alex is passionate about marketing technology, automation, CRM and using leading tech tools to create forward movement in business and in life. Connect with him on Twitter.