welcome fye conference attendees

Connect First Year Students

the orientation app for a new generation

Meet Raftr

why community matters

Set Up for Success

Do students use your current orientation app?

In a recent case study, 1,004 first year students logged hours connecting via Raftr during orientation

Forget the tired, use-and-discard orientation apps you used to know.

Meet Raftr, the innovative mobile platform that creates your orientation experience and connects your incoming students well beyond their first days on campus.

Create a digital community that serves as the hub of the first-year experience, beginning well before the academic year begins with social connections and community building. 

Once students are on campus – or logged in for a virtual experience – powerful tools like campus maps, dining guides, resource guides and more will ensure every student has access to critical information needed for a successful transition to college life. 

Reach students with important announcements by push notification & email

Connect students to staff, peer leaders and each other with powerful social features

Custom, automated calendars with save staff time while keeping students informed

Access and Explore Raftr


Complete the information below to gain instant access to a working Raftr for Orientation example build! 

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How to Use the Prototype

Submit the form to the left to access a preview of a Raftr for Orientation platform build. 

Each page will have one or more active areas serving as links, allowing you to experience a guided tour featuring select highlights of one of our first year communities. 

Want to learn more?

Join us live in our Zoom virtual booth or request a private demo using the button below! 

Please note: Zoom booth available Feb. 15-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST

Learn how you can connect your first year students