Raftr for

Residence Life

Resident Communication
for Students, by Students

Raftr for Residence Life offers RA-to-resident communication while maintaining university oversight and management.

Ensure every student has a positive residential experience by giving them direct, immediate access to RA support and campus communications, while providing your team with the full suite of management tools available on Raftr.

Messaging & Chat

Raftr for Residence Life includes the most flexible messaging platform in higher ed tech, allowing you to create custom digital communities with channels that can be led by both students and staff. Give your resident leaders administrative access where they need it – and nowhere they don’t.  

Push Notifications

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

Build Community

Ensure your residential students are thriving with tools designed to connect campus and build communities. Share events, post polls, answer questions, and connect students to the university, and to one another, like never before. 

Highly Customizable

Customize your communities to fit your campus, your culture, and your needs. With an extensive series of administrative controls, privacy settings, and endless organizational configurations, Raftr for Residence Life is designed to be as unique as your institution. 

Res Life Reconnected

Real-time, direct messaging solutions tailored to your campus housing needs. Raftr creates bustling digital communities that mirror your on-campus communities, allowed for more effectively managed communication, improved retention, and a more structured approach to student-led leadership, while still allowing professional oversight and management.

Simple Discovery

With Raftr’s customizable communities, resident students can quickly and easily find their channels and connect with others in their hall and on their floor. 

What’s more, resident assistants and professional staff can also create private spaces for planning and professional discussion – all in a single tap, and all easy-to-find.

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. 

Custom Communities

Build a stronger campus community with customized rafts, events, and posts that connect students to everything they need (and want) to know about life on campus.

The Explore page is carefully customized to share your residential communities, and dynamic content including student and classmate lists, trending posts, upcoming events and more.




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