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Help your students find their people

Unibuddy Community is an official, safe space to communicate in a group messaging platform, no matter where students are in their higher ed journey.

Foster connections with Groups

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Build and make Community your own

Create, invite, and manage your communities — with total flexibility. Whether it’s creating an open community or something a bit more private, we’ve got you covered. We’ll also recommend best-fit groups to students based on their selected areas of interest.


Onboard and connect new students

We’ll connect incoming students with one another based on their profile and interests – you won’t have to lift a finger. Let them strike up their first conversation and unlock friendships, so they’re more like to stay and succeed.

See why higher ed institutions love Unibuddy

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Boost student satisfaction 
and happiness

Alleviate anxiety, loneliness, and isolation by creating an open space where questions can be answered and friendships made.

Be in-the-know and build community spirit

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  • Get student insights

    Understand how students interact with your community. See when they’ve joined, the number of messages sent, and their topics of interest.
  • Integrate with your CRM 

    Bring these valuable insights directly to your CRM. Community integrates with Slate and other CRMs too.
  • Create continuity

    Build community spirit into a student's first year experience and beyond. Provide ongoing support, and access to clubs, societies and classes to continue fostering connections and community building.

% increase

in yield after incorporating Unibuddy Community into St. Olaf’s orientation strategy

% of Gen Z

students want to connect with others before arriving on campus to alleviate their #1 fear of being able to 
make friends

So, why choose Community over others?

Unibuddy Community

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Social Media

No social media account connection necessary

Established ambassador management platform

Official branding for the institution

Monitor and jump into conversations

Accessible via web platform and mobile app with push notifications

Autonomy to create and curate groups

No phone numbers necessary

Safeguarding measures specific to higher ed

Unlimited communities and chats

CRM integration

An extension of your marketing team

Unique to higher ed community-building

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