CoreConnect for Higher Education Re-shape the way your entire school communicates

With a connected campus, admissions are streamlined, satisfaction is improved, and relationships are solidified

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Drive business value with a connected campus. Online communities can attract prospective students, engage and retain existing students, and help you reconnect with alumni.

Using communities throughout the student lifecycle helps colleges and universities increase admissions, keep current students engaged and achieve better performance, reconnect with alumni, and increase administration collaboration.

Powerful Product Features

Application Process Tracker

Built-in tracker intuitively shows the next steps in the admissions process, and tailored to-do lists keep prospects on track.

Recruitment Dashboards

Easy-to-use dashboards and reports show counselors where students are in the admissions process while capturing valuable recruitment data.

Groups & Forums

Give users the ability to create their own groups and forums – whether public or private, to facilitate responsive Q&A and collaboration.

My Links

Allow users to customize their home page with My Links. Enabling quick access to their most used, internal and external, resources and web pages.

Events, Promotions & Registration

Extend invites, promote, plan, and keep track of event attendees from one platform.

People Directory & Filtering

Locate the right person in any department, office, or school and reach them directly.

News & Blogs

Create, moderate and promote content for every category of user. You control the flow of content.

Mobile Responsive

Communicate effortlessly from any device with mobile friendly design.

Explore Social Community Solutions for Higher Education

AdmissionsConnect

On-board the right prospective students who are drawn to your school's culture.
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StudentConnect

Connect students to each other, their instructors and your school.
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FacultyConnect

Allow faculty to collaborate and staff to organize around shared goals.
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AlumniConnect

Give your alumni the perfect place to network and gather around your school.
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Higher Education

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Customer Communities

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Conferences

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Denise Willard / Mar 15, 2016
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James Davidson / Mar 04, 2016
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[Tip sheet] Using An Online Community To Increase Customer Engagement

Meredith Rock / Feb 15, 2016
Customer Communities

[eBook] Using Online Communities To Drive Employee Engagement And Foster Collaboration

Meredith Rock / Feb 15, 2016
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Salesforce Higher Ed Summit | March 30, 2016

Meredith Rock / Feb 10, 2016
Conferences

HIMSS Conference | February 29, 2016

Meredith Rock / Feb 10, 2016
Conferences

Salesforce World Tour Chicago | March 24, 2016

Meredith Rock / Feb 10, 2016
Conferences

How Online Communities Became Vital to Managing Partner Relationships

Dion Hinchcliffe / Feb 07, 2016
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3 Ways An Online Community Streamlines Customer Support

Meredith Rock / Jan 28, 2016
Customer Communities

[WEBINAR] How to Create a Customer Community to Drive Engagement and Manage Support Costs

Meredith Rock / Jan 18, 2016
Customer Communities

Community Functionality is Comin’ to Town with Salesforce Spring ’16!

Tim Kocher / Dec 22, 2015
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Where to Position Online Community In Your Digital Strategy

Dion Hinchcliffe / Nov 23, 2015
Customer Communities

Shatter Knowledge Silos With Your Social Intranet

Meredith Rock / Nov 12, 2015
Employee Communities

The Evolution and Future of Online Communities

James Davidson / Nov 03, 2015
Customer Communities

Turn Your Customer Community Into A Customer Engagement System

Meredith Rock / Oct 27, 2015
Customer Communities

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Zachary Mesenbourg / Oct 21, 2015
Customer Communities

[WEBINAR] Driving Employee Engagement with Digital Technologies

Meredith Rock / Oct 14, 2015
Employee Communities

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Zachary Mesenbourg / Oct 07, 2015
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A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Communities for Higher Ed

Denise Willard / Oct 05, 2015
Customer Communities

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Meredith Rock / Sep 30, 2015
Employee Communities

4 Questions To Ask Your Community Implementation Partner

Meredith Rock / Sep 21, 2015
Customer Communities

7Summits Wins Partner Innovation Award at Dreamforce 2015

Meredith Rock / Sep 18, 2015
Press Releases

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Salesforce Partner Innovation Awards!

Meredith Rock / Sep 16, 2015
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Meredith Rock / Sep 02, 2015
Employee Communities

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Tim Kocher / Jul 14, 2015
Customer Communities

It’s here! The State of Community Management 2015 Report

Meredith Rock / Jul 09, 2015

7Summits Ranks No. 639 on the 2014 Inc 5000 List

Meredith Rock / Mar 20, 2015
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AdmissionsConnect: Transform the way you recruit, retain & engage prospective students

James Davidson / Mar 16, 2015
Higher Education

7Summits Named a 2014 “101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For” in the U.S.

Meredith Rock / Feb 16, 2015
Press Releases

Salesforce Foundation Higher Ed Summit

Meredith Rock / Feb 10, 2015
Higher Education

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Tim Kocher / Feb 09, 2015
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Customer Communities

Altimeter Group Partnership

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Paul Stillmank / Oct 10, 2014
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Tim Kocher / Sep 30, 2014
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Meredith Rock / Sep 29, 2014
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7Summits Ranks No. 639 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List

Meredith Rock / Sep 09, 2014
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Seven Traits of Highly Effective Social Business Initiatives

Meredith Rock / Aug 12, 2014

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Meredith Rock / Jul 29, 2014
Employee Communities

The Shift from Employee Portal to Social Intranet

Meredith Rock / Jul 21, 2014
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7Summits Delivers New Solutions with Salesforce Communities

Meredith Rock / Jul 07, 2014
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Meredith Rock / Jun 11, 2014
Press Releases

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James Davidson / Jun 09, 2014
Higher Education

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Tim Kocher / May 15, 2014
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Solving Facebook’s Organic Reach Problem

Dennis Jenders / May 12, 2014

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Meredith Rock / May 01, 2014
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Joseph Durrett Joins 7Summits’ Board of Directors

Meredith Rock / Apr 29, 2014
Press Releases

The Big Question on Social Business...Can It Move The Needle? (Spoiler Alert...YES)

Tim Kocher / Apr 10, 2014
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Paul Stillmank / Apr 08, 2014

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7Summits Leads Social Business Gamification Movement

Meredith Rock / Mar 11, 2014
Press Releases

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Meredith Rock / Feb 28, 2014
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Meredith Rock / Feb 28, 2014
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7Summits Receives Growth Investment from Sverica International Management, LLC

Meredith Rock / Dec 18, 2013
Press Releases

7Summits and MSOE Honored with Forrester Groundswell Award for Admissions Community

Meredith Rock / Nov 20, 2013
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Insight Summit Series - Spotlight on Social Business Presentation #PRSMS

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Jason Kobs / Sep 18, 2013
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Our 2013 Forrester Groundswell Entry - MSOE Bridge Social Community

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7Summits Rapidly Expands Team Following Client and Partner Growth

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