Ulyngo and OOHLALA Collaborate to Increase Safety, Engagement, and Sustainability for Chapman University

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Ulyngo and OOHLALA have come together to provide Chapman University students a safe and secure way to sell or buy items from other students on campus.

We are always looking for ways to improve our student experience. Increased engagement with our student-centered app through an improved marketplace experience was an easy choice.”

Ulyngo, Inc., the leading student commerce and marketplace solution, and OOHLALA Mobile, which works with more than 200 colleges and universities worldwide to improve student engagement and persistence, have come together to provide Chapman University students a safe and secure way to sell or buy items from other students on campus.

Students begin their e-commerce lives when entering college, but universities are not equipped to support all the ways students want to transact. Without a campus marketplace, student dollars are pushed off campus, they resort to unsafe and unreliable platforms, they create waste on campus when they cannot sell their things, and there is a missed opportunity for a university to be involved in a frequent student activity.

“Our mission has been to make our campus marketplace one of the standard offerings that a university offers its students and our collaboration with OOHLALA makes it easier for universities to deploy,” said Alex Jekowsky, CEO and Founder of Ulyngo. “Students need a safe, secure and simple way to buy from and sell to each other across all devices in an environment made just for them and the adoption we have seen on current deployments has been phenomenal.”

Ulyngo’s collaboration with OOHLALA on Chapman Universities CU Life Experience app now integrates Ulyngo’s robust marketplace, directly within their campus app.

“Mobile technology is leading the way when it comes to reaching students where they are. Our campus platform allows institutions to provide a safe and trusted environment for students to connect and communicate with one another,” said Danial Jameel, Co-Founder and CEO of OOHLALA. “Ulyngo provides additional features and functionality of a robust marketplace within the campus app, while maintaining the overall campus app experience.

Chapman University recently integrated their student marketplace within their campus mobile app powered by OOHLALA. David Sundby, Director of Residence Life and First Year Experience at Chapman University had this to say about Ulyngo and OOHLALA’s integration at Chapman. “We are always looking for ways to improve our student experience. Increased engagement with our student-centered app through an improved marketplace experience was an easy choice.”

To learn more about Ulyngo and this collaboration visit Ulyngo's booth #314 during the 2018 NASPA Conference.

About OOHLALA

OOHLALA, founded by student affairs professionals, builds custom mobile apps for higher education institutions to affect and improve the student experience. The platform is designed to support student success by unifying campus resources – LMS, co-curricular, athletics, clubs/orgs, events and many more – within a branded, integrated, college app. Over 200 institutions have joined the OOHLALA-family, connecting hundreds of thousands of students with their administrators, their campus, and most importantly, their peers. For more information, visit http://www.oohlalamobile.com or OOHLALA's NASPA booth #301.

About Ulyngo

Ulyngo is the first modern marketplace that enables universities to facilitate student transactions happening on campus every day. By adopting Ulyngo’s award-winning technology, universities can create a student-wide sharing economy that increases engagement, safety, and campus sustainability. Ulyngo's platform has been built to integrate within the student life experience seamlessly and can be fully customized and launched at a campus in less than a week. For more information, visit http://www.ulyngo.com or Ulyngo’s NASPA booth #314.

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