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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7Summits was recognized for outstanding contributions toward customer success at Dreamforce 2015, the world’s largest software event.

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7Summits Grabs Salesforce Gold!

Jun 11, 2018
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User Experience How-To: Translating Feelings into Actionable Feedback

May 29, 2018
User Experience

The Benefits of Creating an Online Community

Apr 16, 2018
Customer Communities

Bethany K. Perkins Joins 7Summits as Vice President of Marketing

Mar 15, 2018
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Ben Kerford Joins 7Summits to Lead Engagement Management

Feb 21, 2018
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7Summits Announces Strategic Partnership with CloudCraze

Jan 10, 2018
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7Summits Scores Two Silver Awards For JLL Real Estate Customer Community

Jan 02, 2018
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7Summits Rockstar Phil Weinmeister Wins Lightning Bolt Trailblazer Award for Community Cloud Pioneer

Dec 20, 2017
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7Summits Unveils New Employee Digital Workspace on the Salesforce AppExchange

Dec 19, 2017
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7Summits @Dreamforce 2017

Nov 02, 2017
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Create a Winning Content Strategy with Salesforce Files, Files Connect & CMS

Nov 01, 2017
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Engage Your Church's Parishioners Online with Community Cloud

Nov 01, 2017
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Demo Schedule Dreamforce 2017

Nov 01, 2017
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Deliver a Modern Customer Self-Service Experience

Oct 31, 2017
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Automate & Ignite Your Communities with Process Builder, Flow, & Lightning Bolt

Oct 31, 2017
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Build a Community with Knowledge and Chat

Oct 30, 2017
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Dreamforce 17 Demo Jam

Oct 30, 2017
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Meet Phil Weinmeister at Apress Book Signing

Oct 30, 2017
Dreamforce

Delivering a “One Stop Shop” Student Experience with Salesforce Community

Oct 30, 2017
Dreamforce

7Summits Announces Second Book by Phil Weinmeister that Focuses on Salesforce Communities

Oct 30, 2017
Announcements

Community Cloud Winter '18 Release - See It in Action

Oct 26, 2017
Customer Communities

Winter '18 Release - Top 5 UX Highlights for Communities

Oct 12, 2017
Salesforce Communities

7Summits Sharpens Community-Led, Multi-Cloud Focus with New Senior Vice President of Sales, David Blue

Oct 09, 2017
News

Apple Doesn't Hide Its Customer Community, So Why Do You?

Sep 25, 2017
Customer Communities

7Summits Adds New Vice President of Finance to Take Company Through Next Phase of Growth

Sep 18, 2017
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7Summits, Inc. Named Among '50 Best Companies to Watch 2017' by The Silicon Review

Aug 16, 2017
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7Summits Named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Aug 08, 2017
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Top 5 Community Cloud Enhancements in the Salesforce Summer '17 Release

Jul 28, 2017
Community Management

7Summits Named Recipient of SI Trailblazer Fund From Salesforce Ventures

May 31, 2017
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Another Industry Rock Star Joins the 7Summits Executive Team

May 19, 2017
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Lightning Communities - How kCura Strives to Improve the Customer Experience

Apr 28, 2017
Customer Communities

7Summits Completes Additional Growth Equity Financing

Apr 03, 2017
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How We Built a Recruitment Community for Prospects in 4 Weeks!

Mar 24, 2017
Events

7Summits Noted as Multi-Platform Partner in Gartner’s Market Guide for Enterprise Social Networking Applications

Mar 07, 2017
News

Four Digital Trends Transforming Healthcare for the Patient Experience in 2017

Feb 20, 2017
Healthcare

Top 5 Community Cloud Enhancements in the Salesforce Spring '17 Release

Jan 09, 2017
Community Management

7Summits Hires Salesforce MVP Who Actually Wrote the Book on Salesforce Customization

Nov 03, 2016
Announcements

Announcing PartnerFirst for Salesforce Lightning Bolt

Sep 22, 2016
Announcements

7Summits Ranks No. 2875 on the 2016 Inc 5000 List

Sep 14, 2016
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Salesforce Lightning Communities: It’s time to upgrade!

Sep 14, 2016
Customer Communities

Increase Employee Engagement with an Online Community | Webinar On Demand

Jul 11, 2016
Employee Communities

Building on HEDA with Salesforce.org | Webinar On Demand

Jul 08, 2016
Events

Strengthen Customer Relationships with a Customer Community | Webinar On Demand

Jul 08, 2016
Customer Communities

Using Online Communities to Engage Your Alumni Network | Webinar On Demand

Jul 07, 2016
Events

Webinar: Building on HEDA with EnrollmentRx and 7Summits | On Demand

Jun 28, 2016
Events

Webinar: Increase Employee Engagement with an Online Community | On Demand

Jun 26, 2016
Events

Community Migration Playbook and Guidelines to Inform your Platform Move

Jun 23, 2016
Customer Communities

Webinar: Using Salesforce Communities to Engage Your Alumni Network | On Demand

Jun 08, 2016
Events

Webinar: Customer Community Featuring Sea Ray | On Demand

Jun 06, 2016
Events

Harnessing the Power of Partner-Centric Communities to Jumpstart Sales

May 11, 2016
Partner Communities

Top Three Reasons You Need To Invest in Journey Mapping Exercises

Apr 25, 2016
Resources

From Good to Great: Extending the Jive Platform with Custom Tiles

Apr 04, 2016
Jive Communities

Using Online Communities to Improve Field Enablement

Mar 23, 2016
Employee Communities

The UX Power of Salesforce Community Builder

Mar 21, 2016
Salesforce Communities

Community Sessions You Can’t Miss at Salesforce Chicago World Tour

Mar 15, 2016
Customer Communities

7Summits at JiveWorld 2016

Mar 12, 2016
Jive Communities

Understanding Salesforce HEDA and what it means for Higher Education

Mar 04, 2016
Higher Education

Using An Online Community To Increase Customer Engagement

Feb 15, 2016
Customer Communities

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

Feb 15, 2016
Resources

Salesforce Higher Ed Summit | March 30, 2016

Feb 10, 2016
Conferences

HIMSS Conference | February 29, 2016

Feb 10, 2016
Conferences

Salesforce World Tour Chicago | March 24, 2016

Feb 10, 2016
Conferences

How Online Communities Became Vital to Managing Partner Relationships

Feb 07, 2016
Partner Communities

3 Ways An Online Community Streamlines Customer Support

Jan 28, 2016
Customer Communities

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

Jan 18, 2016
Customer Communities

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

Dec 22, 2015
Salesforce Communities

Where to Position Online Community In Your Digital Strategy

Nov 23, 2015
Customer Communities

Shatter Knowledge Silos With Your Social Intranet

Nov 12, 2015
Employee Communities

The Evolution and Future of Online Communities

Nov 03, 2015
Customer Communities

Turn Your Customer Community Into A Customer Engagement System

Oct 27, 2015
Customer Communities

[WEBINAR] Driving Employee Engagement with Digital Technologies

Oct 14, 2015
Employee Communities

Using Crimson Hexagon to Distill Critical Insights For Customers

Oct 07, 2015
Customer Communities

A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Communities for Higher Ed

Oct 05, 2015
Customer Communities

Are You Getting The Full ROI From Your Employee Community?

Sep 30, 2015
Employee Communities

4 Questions To Ask Your Community Implementation Partner

Sep 21, 2015
Customer Communities

7Summits Wins Partner Innovation Award at Dreamforce 2015

Sep 18, 2015
Press Releases

5 Ways To Boost Productivity with an Employee Community

Sep 02, 2015
Employee Communities

Still Think Social Collaboration Won't Work for You? Just Ask Apple (and Taylor Swift)

Jul 14, 2015
Customer Communities

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

Jul 09, 2015

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

Mar 20, 2015
News

AdmissionsConnect: Transform the way you recruit, retain & engage prospective students

Mar 16, 2015
Higher Education

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

Feb 16, 2015
Press Releases

We are a Social Business

Dec 04, 2014
Jive Communities

Replacing or Redesigning your Portal? Consider a Community (Part 1)

Oct 17, 2014
Customer Communities

Altimeter Group Partnership

Oct 14, 2014
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Altimeter Group and 7Summits Form Strategic Alliance; Industry Leaders To Join Forces To Deliver Insights and Execution

Oct 10, 2014
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Salesforce.com Winter '15: 7 Breakthroughs from 7Summits

Sep 30, 2014
Salesforce Communities

“Listen Here, Pal!” – Why Brands Must Engage in Social Customer Service

Sep 29, 2014
Customer Communities

We spell excitement with J-I-V-E!

Sep 24, 2014
Jive Communities

7Summits Ranks No. 639 on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List

Sep 09, 2014
Press Releases

Seven Traits of Highly Effective Social Business Initiatives

Aug 12, 2014
Resources

The Shift from Employee Portal to Social Intranet

Jul 29, 2014
Employee Communities

The Shift from Employee Portal to Social Intranet

Jul 21, 2014
Employee Communities

7Summits Delivers New Solutions with Salesforce Communities

Jul 07, 2014
Press Releases

Ron Gidwitz Joins 7Summits’ Board of Directors

Jun 11, 2014
Press Releases

Powering Mass Collaboration with Salesforce Communities

May 15, 2014
Customer Communities

Solving Facebook’s Organic Reach Problem

May 12, 2014

Cisco To Deliver Jive's Complete And Fully Integrated Communication And Collaboration Solution For The Enterprise

May 01, 2014
Jive Communities

Joseph Durrett Joins 7Summits’ Board of Directors

Apr 29, 2014
Press Releases

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