A Major Time Saver for Printing Campus Maps

From CampusBird Blog

Turns out, a lot of people still like good old hard copy maps…

How do we know? Because the CampusBird PrintMap Generator is our most popular add-on module. PrintMap makes it super easy to select a specific set of items from your CampusBird (e.g. parking lots near the admissions office, ADA accessible entrances and parking lots, major points of interest, walking tour directions and location, etc.), and create a print-ready map (PDF or PNG) that you can either print right there or share via link so it can be printed at another location.

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Creating an Interactive Campus Map

From CampusBird Blog

Let’s start with a shocking statement: an interactive campus map is a great way to get the attention of students who are interested in your institution but may not be able to visit your campus. Okay, maybe that statement was not all that shocking, especially considering the fact that in a 2012 survey, 30% of students considered an interactive virtual tour to be a “must have” in their college selection process. Additionally, a separate 2012 survey found that viewing a campus map changed 33 percent of students’ opinion of the campus for the better.

But to be successful, the process of creating an interactive map needs to be strategic. Rather than simply jumping in thinking it will help your institution regardless, careful planning and preparation is essential. To help you in that process and ensure that you get a map that will help promote your campus to prospective students and serve as a valuable tool to current students, here are 5 things you need to know before creating an interactive campus map.

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CampusBird Adds Real-Time Parking Feed to Interactive Campus Map Platform

From CampusBird Blog

“Maybe the most mismanaged of all our resources….is parking.”

 — Donald Shoup, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA, author, The High Cost of Free Parking

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New Interactive Campus Map Features from CampusBird

From CampusBird Blog

Location Markers, Map Embed Enhancements, Dynamic Categories, VisitTrack, Kurogo Integration, Live Feeds, and more new features Boost Ability to Reach and Engage Students, Staff, Parents and Alumni

Hello from Jill and Gregg at CampusBird’s technology team!

We’d like to kick off this update by thanking our amazing CampusBird clients for providing valuable feedback. Most of these updates come from your ideas and requests along with some of our own in-house innovation to keep pushing the boundaries of what a fully interactive campus map and content management system can do.

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