Modern Campus Announces New Product Extensions to Help Higher Education Institutions Drive Student Enrollment

Modern Campus announces the Acalog-Omni CMS Connector, Register Nudges, and Presence Nudges to simplify how institutions can engage students at key stages of the student experience. 


TORONTO – April 11, 2023 

Modern Campus, the higher education industry’s leading modern learner engagement platform, today announced the available integration between its Acalog and Omni CMS products along with two new product add-ons – Register Nudges and Presence Nudges. These product extensions will make it even easier for higher education institutions to communicate with and directly engage students around course availability, registration next steps, and upcoming student activities. 

Student engagement is a top priority for leaders across the postsecondary space as they wrestle with how to manage student disengagement and continuously declining enrollments. According to Marriel Hardy, Chief Communications Officer at Coahoma Community College, improving student engagement increases their likelihood to complete their credentials.  

“Many studies have shown us that student learning and persistence in college are strongly associated with engagement,” Hardy said in an interview with The EvoLLLution. “These factors also create bonds and connections to the institution post-graduation.” 

Modern Campus’ new product extensions directly help institutions with student engagement and simplify how they:

Promote Course Availability 

The Acalog-Omni CMS Connector integrates Modern Campus’ digital catalog management solution (Acalog) and its content management system (Omni CMS). This enables institutions to publish their course catalog information to their website and personalize visitor experiences with a simple drag-and-drop editor and advanced design tools. Learn more here.  

Drive Registration Completion  

Register Nudges enhance Modern Campus’ student schedule optimization solution (Register). With Register Nudges, institutions can send personalized and timely text messages around enrollment dates, schedule recommendations, open seats in a course, and more. Learn more here. 

Drive Co-Curricular Participation 

Presence Nudges enhance Modern Campus’ student engagement solution (Presence). With Presence Nudges, institutions can remind students about upcoming events and activities through dynamic text messages. Learn more here

“Students have preferred modes of communication. Our statistics stated that about 50% students prefer email. But younger generations, up to 30% preferred communications via text. As educators, we need go with the demographics and really meet them where they are,” said Kevin Li, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at Quinsigamond Community College. 

“Improving student and faculty experience has been at the core of all our product investments,” said Kimberly Prieto, Vice President of Product at Modern Campus. “With these product extensions, Modern Campus is unlocking increased value across its industry-leading products. 

About Modern Campus 

Modern Campus is obsessed with empowering its 2,000+ higher education customers to thrive when radical transformation is required to respond to lower student enrollments and revenue, rising costs, crushing student debt, and administrative complexity. 

The Modern Campus engagement platform powers solutions for non-traditional student management, web content management, catalog and curriculum management, student engagement and development, conversational text messaging, career pathways, and campus maps and virtual tours. The result: innovative institutions can create a learner-to-earner lifecycle that engages modern learners for life, while providing modern administrators with the tools needed to streamline workflows and drive high efficiency. 

Learn how Modern Campus is leading the modern learner engagement movement at and follow us on LinkedIn. 

Last updated: April 11, 2023

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