Keep in mind...
Suitable helps you unlock the power of mobile devices. Through your administrative dashboard, you can send out notifications directly to your students' smartphones. There are 4 types of notifications to pick between. You will choose the date and time for the push notification to go out as well as the group of students who will receive it. Find the Push Notifications button near the top right corner of your dashboard to send one out.
*** In order for students to receive a push notification, they must turn on their app notifications:
News & Nudges:
These notifications are a great way to advertise important information or ask students to take certain actions. Examples may include: News about a famous speaker coming to campus, key deadlines for various applications or submissions, any last minute changes in event details, career fair or orientation agendas, or asking students to update their account information (class level, major, etc.). These notifications must have a title and a body. Below are the parameters:
Title - up to 120 characters
Body - up to 4,000 characters
These notifications will help you promote and drive traffic to specific web pages. When a student receives this notification, Suitable will pull up the web page you have linked to the notification. Examples of links include: Satisfaction surveys, an event RSVP, or an interesting website. These notifications must have a title and a link. Below are the parameters:
Title - up to 120 characters
Link - any publicly accessible web page link that is valid - please include the full URL with https://
(clicking into the notification then brings the student to the web page)
These notifications make it easy to advise and support students through specific activities and achievements. For instance, you may use these if there is a special event, or series of events, coming up that can help students satisfy a particular requirement. Another example may be that there are mandatory enrollment applications, assessments, or completion surveys that need to be filled out in order for students to finish an achievement. These notifications must have the following information:
Choose the name of the target achievement from the drop-down menu
Choose the recommended activities related to the target achievement
Experience Set Recommendation:
These notifications make it easy to advise and support students through specific activities in order to complete an experience set. One example may be that there certain upcoming events or available tasks that you would like to draw students' attention to in order for them to work toward completing an experience set. These notifications must have the following information:
Choose the target experience set from the drop-down menu
Choose the recommended activities related to the target experience set
If there is anything you are unsure about, or simply have questions about something, feel free to chat with us below or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org - we are happy to answer any questions you may have!