Fairfield University Releases my.Fairfield 2.0 Service Discovery Portal for Finding and Exploring Campus Services

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rSmart’s OneCampus cloud-based platform provides the technology for Fairfield University’s innovative solution, streamlining access to popular campus programs.

Fairfield University

Our new portal, my.Fairfield 2.0, uses the OneCampus platform to provide our education community with a school-branded, easy-to-use solution enabling users to find and discover the essential campus programs and services

Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, has selected OneCampus from rSmart to provide students, faculty, and staff a cutting edge tool that makes finding and accessing campus services and information, from any device, more intuitive. OneCampus will allow the Fairfield University community to easily connect to dozens of resources such as student services, course information, LMS and even laundry machine statuses, all in an online marketplace format.

Recently ranked #2 in Northern Regional Universities by 2017 U.S. News & World Best Colleges Rankings, Fairfield University’s objectives include promoting a sense of social responsibility, and making sure all students embrace and develop their full creative, intellectual potential. Founded in 1942, Fairfield University has awarded more than 45,000 degrees, and has developed a reputation for educational excellence both regionally and nationally.

Fairfield University was in need of a more modern approach to replace their legacy CampusEAI portal. They sought a solution that would fit within their planned improvements and technology goals that included single sign-on for campus applications, scalability through peak times (such as student registration), and a streamlined implementation that required minimal resources but strong customer support and guidance. The convenient search bar in OneCampus will also benefit Fairfield and allow users a painless way to access and search more content. OneCampus from rSmart was selected for its ability to fit these needs and for the many innovative features that appeal to their community which includes student, parent, and employees. It was also important to Fairfield University that OneCampus integrate with Banner®, their ERP system.

“Our new portal, my.Fairfield 2.0, uses the OneCampus platform to provide our education community with a school-branded, easy-to-use solution enabling users to find and discover the essential campus programs and services; helping them find what they need, on any of their devices - laptop, phone, or tablet,” said Jason Victor, Help Desk Manager. “Providing exceptional education services is our primary goal at Fairfield University, and we are always seeking ways to improve the experience for our entire community. my.Fairfield 2.0 is exactly what our students and staff expect from higher education, giving them more time to focus on learning and student success.”

OneCampus is implemented in dozens of schools across the country, serving nearly one million users in colleges and universities of all sizes. OneCampus is mobile-friendly and sits on top of existing systems, directing users to disparate services through a centralized point without affecting the underlying business units or processes; implementation and ongoing updates are fast and easy. The latest version of OneCampus includes exciting new features such as Global Announcements, Alerts, and enhancements to Google Analytics.

“Fairfield University has been a true partner in planning and implementing a service discovery portal that is designed specifically to provide users with access to the most important services that support success on campus,” said Tony Potts, CEO of rSmart. “myFairfield 2.0 represents the University’s needs in its simple yet creative approach to engaging all user groups. We are excited to welcome them as members of the OneCampus community and we look forward to working with the Fairfield University team to continue to enhance OneCampus and the entire education environment.”

To learn more about OneCampus from rSmart or to schedule a product demo, visit http://www.rsmart.com.

About Fairfield University
Fairfield University is a Jesuit University, rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions. More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 36 states, 47 foreign countries, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are enrolled in the University’s five schools. In the spirit of rigorous and sympathetic inquiry into all dimensions of human experience, Fairfield welcomes students from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and engage in open conversations. The University is located in the heart of a region where the future takes shape, on a stunning campus on the Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.

About rSmart
For more than 15 years, rSmart has been changing the way higher ed thinks about technology by delivering solutions that reduce costs, improve productivity, and simplify the user experience. The OneCampus product is a lightweight, mobile-friendly technology that makes finding campus services faster and easier than ever. rSmart is privately held and headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. To learn more, visit https://www.rsmart.com.

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