Raftr for


Guides. Events. Polls.
Photos. Videos. Messaging.

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 custom events calendar for pre-orientation and welcome week events with one-tap sharing, social features, locations, image & video support, and more.

Custom Guides

Custom guides can be built quickly from both the web interface at raftr.com or from the mobile apps with a few strokes of the keyboard.


Need to reach students immediately with announcements, updates, and reminders? Send manual notifications to all students or groups of students using manual notifications.


Raftr is packed with social features, including the ability create communities with group chat channels. Share polls, answer questions, and connect students before they even arrive on campus. 


Forget duplicating efforts. Raftr will automatically update your orientation app with events, news, posts and more. 

“The possibilities with Raftr are endless!  The updates and analytics from Raftr have helped to support the work we are doing in Student Affairs in helping our students connect to each other and the University during the semester.  Its been great to have concrete numbers of how students are engaging with the app. “

Sarah Smith

Director of Transition & Parent Programs
University of North Carolina - Asheville

Year-Round Value

With automated events and flexibility in creating rafts (groups), Raftr drives student engagement throughout the year. 

Create and distribute content that follows your students from enrollment to orientation, and throughout each phase of their college career.

Filterable Events Calendar

Create fully comprehensive orientation events calendars that includes one-tap sharing, social features, and quick filtering for ease-of-use.

Already have an orientation calendar on your website? Forget duplicating efforts. Raftr will automatically update your orientation app with events as you create them, so your app is always up-to-date, accurate and complete for students. 

Build a Community

Give your incoming students more than an informational tool. Help connect them to the university – and to one another – before they even set foot on campus.

With direct messaging and group chat available, friendships will be forged and important questions will be answered in the weeks and months leading up to the most exciting time of their lives.




Ready for a live introduction to the Raftr platform? Request a demo with a member of our team for a customized experience.