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Proactively Reach and Retain Students Through Integrated Two-Way Texting

Two-Way Texting

AI-backed, 1-to-many text messaging keeps current and prospective students informed, supported and on-track.

Why provide Two-Way Texting?

Pre-built and customizable campaign templates

Whether you’re targeting one student or thousands, Ocelot’s purpose-built content engine helps you get started in proactively texting students from a trusted number with the right information, configured to the unique language of your school.

Versatile, personalized response creation

Institutions have the option to choose between staff-led or AI-backed response options, maximizing flexibility. AI-backed responses pull from Ocelot’s higher-ed specific, network-based AI library and allow staff to engage conversations to provide more context and transition students to expert assistant as needed.

Flexible integration with leading campus systems

System-agnostic design makes for easy deployment across departments while centralized knowledge base ensures each interaction is personalized and informed by a holistic view of every student. Schools can pull information from campus systems to send individualized messages to one or many students to share information that’s most relevant to them, easily grouping messages by things like dorm, major, or financial aid status.

98% open rate for text messages
90% of which are read within 3 minutes

Messages that resonate.
Meaningful interactions.

Counteract declining enrollment

Reach more prospective students with targeted messages on upcoming admission and financial aid deadlines.

Improve retention

Provide high-risk students with personalized text reminders of important tasks or events.

Empower staff

Replace burdensome follow ups with strategic initiatives while ensuring information is accurate and compliant across all student services.

Texting Platform Buyer’s Guide

Everything you need to size up your texting options complete with high level considerations and a detailed checklist.

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