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Engage prospective and new students with self-guided and housing facility tours and mobile apps for recruitment events, college nights and more.

Resident Programs

Provide students with up-to-date schedules and calendars for everything happening in the dorm and around campus. Want to know what residents thought of last nights social event, send a quick form for immediate feedback.

Move-In Day

Let parents and incoming students know where to be, when to be there and what to bring. Provide maps, directions and details to ease the process of transitioning onto campus.

RA Trainings

Equip your resident assistants with everything they need to lead their communities and provide supporting resources for residents. Communicate with the entire crew or just those in specific locations using Guidebook’s Users & Groups feature.


Provide instant access to all your residence hall policies and procedures. Embed links to online forms to make maintenance requests and report incidents.

Create Housing Communities

Create community user groups to cultivate housing communities on or off campus. Feature housing events, community building events, and service and support resources.

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Top schools around the world use Guidebook

UT Knoxville

The Volunteers put families at ease on hectic move-in weekend

  • Move-in schedules for more than a dozen residence halls
  • Lists of what to bring and what not to bring to campus (hint, no George Foreman Grills)
  • Links to social media and Youtube for more info

National University of Singapore

Helping students settle into residential life at the National University of Singapore

  • All information on housing, agreements and policies
  • Keeps students living on campus well connected
  • Full calendar of recreational events
  • Provides all safety information and emergency contacts

James Madison University

Office of Residence Life provides a one-stop-shop for their hall directors and advisers.

  • Complete training schedules for the teams staffing every residence hall
  • Staff directories and contact information
  • Forms to provide feedback to Residence Life staff



New Student Orientation Apps Webinar

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

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Mobile Campus Tours Webinar

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

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The 3 Elements of an Admissions App Strategy

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

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Our commitment to mobile apps

Our mission is to make it simple to create and manage mobile apps. Over a hundred thousand organizations 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.