How Universities use Text/SMS to Increase Student Retention

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 2:00PM CST / 12:00PM PST

A key indicator of university success is how well they can retain students each semester. However, as many as 1 in 3 first-year students won’t return for another term. There are numerous factors, both internal and external, that affect retention. Things like forgetting important deadlines and failing to properly apply for financial aid are common reasons why students don’t return for another semester. Thankfully, SMS can be a powerful tool for universities to help maintain retention.

SMS for Universities, Gen Z, Millennials, University Text Program, Increase Enrollment

SMS for Universities:

Increasing Retention for Online Universities

Join us for a discussion on how Universities are using SMS as a tool to increase enrollment as well as enhance the student experience. We will include specific examples from Universities tackling the communication barrier with prospective students using SMS. And you’ll learn some best practices for communicating with Millennials and Gen-Z using the technology medium they love most – texting.

Speaker: John Wright, CEO of True Dialog Inc.