As a Campus Cloud administrator, you can use Studio to create tiles in the campus guide. Campus guide tiles hold all of the content for your college.
You can create different content for different experiences, such as Students, Visitors, and Staff. Within each of these experiences, you can divide the content into separate sections. There is no limit on the number of tiles that could be created. However, the best practice is to have 4-6 tiles per section and have a maximum of 4 sections per experience.
Here’s all you need to know about the different types of Campus Guide tiles and how to arrange them on the campus app.
Types of tiles
You can create a campus guide tile linking directly to a single item such as a form, a channel, or a calendar. You can link to an organization or service within your school. When linking to a single item, use Campus Cloud to create the item before creating the tile to hold it.
Resource tiles let you create shortcuts to app content such as the campus map or the dining menu. Different kinds of resources include:
You can display all the upcoming events on the campus app and turn on assessment to mark student attendance and gather student feedback. After you create the Events tile, follow the instructions here to Start Filling Up Events List.
You can put all the Orientation events and information in this tile, create a channel for members and even place it as a Featured tile at the top of Home Page. Here’s all you need to know about creating Orientation Programs.
Add college services and place their contact information, hours and link at the top to let students easily access information when they tap on individual services. Here’s how you Create a Service.
Help students explore organizations on campus such as clubs and groups. Each organization is added as a Resource List with its logo, contact information, description and web links. Here’s how you Create an organization.
Provide a short cut to the list of athletic organizations in your campus.
Put the campus map directly in the campus guide to help students connect with the campus and know all about locations on campus. You can learn more about map functionality in our section on Campus Map.
The dining tile is a list of all dining places within or near the college. Each point on the map displays important information such as hours of operation, contact information, and dietary notes. Get started and Create a Dining Location.
Other Campus Guide resources
Note: To see any tile type, your school must have the corresponding integration configured.
Build a directory of important contacts and students can just call from the app with one click. This tile usually consists of security numbers, administration contact and hotlines.
Add a web-link of the college library and let students check out books, read online and do everything they possibly can on the website.
The college portal can be accessed directly by the app. Students can view their courses, grades and assignments through the app and stay on top of their academic routines.
Bring the campus app to life by integrating data from your school systems into the campus app. You can use integrated tiles to put student information directly into the campus guide.
Here is a list of integrated tiles. Note: To see any tile type, your school must have the corresponding integration configured.
The courses on holds for a student can be viewed directly and students can view course information for courses they cannot enroll in.
Add bursary information for students so they can view the sum of their grant.
You can add the list of available financial aid that students can apply for. They can view the financial aid they have received and are eligible for, as well as their student loan.
Add options for students to view their enrollments and get enrolled for new courses.
Link directly to the Follett bookstore. Students and teachers can buy or rent textbooks. It's also a one-stop shop for office & personal supplies.
Display a to-do list with important to-do items for students.
Allow students to browse the complete catalog of courses your school offers.
Search for a class within the catalog of courses.
Add your own apps to the Campus Guide
The campus guide is a powerful tool for centralizing information useful to students. You can add some third-party apps to the campus guide, where students can easily find them. You can also build your own web apps and link those to the campus guide, using the Ready Education Application Programming Interface.
For More Information
For more information regarding app experiences and the campus guide, please consult the following FAQs: