Why an App Matters
Native mobile is more powerful
Delivering a native mobile app with your student portal should absolutely go without saying. Does any truly modern software not deliver web/mobile parity? Delivering a cohesive experience on every device amplifies reach while democratizing access to critical information for students and staff from all walks of life.
Push it real good
If a student isn’t checking their email, has changed their phone number (so you can’t SMS them) and isn’t logging into the portal, how are you supposed to reach them? A native mobile app allows you to send push notifications, giving you a better chance of engaging with them.
With push notifications, make sure students always have the most important information without having to go look for it. Encourage engagement by sending a notification reminding students to log into the portal if they’ve been inactive or have pressing tasks.
Stop making students hunt for what they need. Instead, serve it to them when they need it most in a highly personalized and engaging way.