New Student Programs

Quickly and easily create mobile guides for first-year, first generation, and transitioning students. Deliver orientation, transition, welcome programming and retention programs, first-year resources, and essential campus information to equip students to successfully navigate campus their first year.

Support Student Retention

Position campus programs and resources critical for student retention. Promote events that support student networking, involvement, and access to resources to aid their college experience.

First-year Resources

Develop a holistic campus resource guide for first-year students. Compile orientation, welcome week, transfer events, and valuable resources for the first-year transition.

New Student Orientation

Bring together essential campus information for new students’ transition to college. Develop beyond paper products and create dynamic interactive spaces for new students to connect to their peers and campus.

Transfer Student Services

Transfer students navigating a new campus a second time can be more difficult than the first. Create a transfer unique resource to support transfer student networking and services.

Looking for more information?

Top colleges around the world use Guidebook

University of Oxford

MBA students at the SaĂŻd Business School, Oxford University, had access to student information directly on their smartphones:

  • Able to view timetables, wherever they were on campus
  • Access to class directories and contacts for faculty members
  • Created a community feeling by actively engaging with other students and staff

The University of Texas at Austin

Home of the Longhorns, this Big 12 school uses mobile apps to welcome new undergrads, transfer students and members of graduate study programs. Their mobile apps include:

  • Pre-orientation checklists to help incoming students prepare for on-campus life
  • Information on academics and testing
  • Packing lists including things you won’t need on campus



New Student Orientation Apps Webinar

In-depth insight for professionals trying to choose the best event app.

view resource

Mobile Campus Tours Webinar

Top-to-bottom Advice for throwing an event in the digital age.

view resource

The 3 Elements of an Admissions App Strategy

Learn how to implement an app and make money with it at the same time.

view resource
Looking for more information?

Our commitment to mobile apps

Our mission is to make it simple to create and manage mobile apps. Over a hundred thousand organisations have used Guidebook to power their mobile experiences. While we’ve had a lot of success powering conference apps, corporate meeting apps, and university campus apps, our platform has been used for thousands of different use cases. Forward-thinking professionals are using Guidebook’s simple app builder to make interactive mobile guides for their student orientations, college campus tours, venues, corporate campuses, parks, and airports. Start going green with iPhone and Android apps built by the best event app company in the industry.