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How to Use SMS for Student Housing

Administrators, resident assistants (RAs), maintenance and housekeeping crews, and other team members can benefit from using an SMS solution. Some of the many things you can use text message alerts for include:

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All Students: Western Electricity is working hard to restore our power. They expect it to be restored within the next hour.

Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts

Sometimes things happen, whether they are accidents, power outages, burst pipes or anything else. When these events affect student residences, getting the word out as quickly as possible is important. Alerting students to these types of issues can help keep them safe.

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Jenny, we hope you are excited to start the new semester. We are pleased to let you know your housing assignment is in Founder Hall, Room 204.

Room Assignments

Room Assignments

With so much to communicate to students, you want to ensure you are getting them the most important information timely. Alert students of new housing and roommate assignments with personalized messages.

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Hi Jim! We received your maintenance request. We have schedule a repair for Thursday between 1 - 3 pm. Reply to this message to cancel or reschedule.

Repair and Maintenance Updates

Repair and Maintenance Updates

Whether you need to remove snow, perform inspections or complete construction work, SMS updates help. This service can keep your renters and students aware of what date and time these projects are occurring, which allows them to schedule their day accordingly.

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Emergency Alerts

All Students: Western Electricity is working hard to restore our power. They expect it to be restored within the next hour.

Sometimes things happen, whether they are accidents, power outages, burst pipes or anything else. When these events affect student residences, getting the word out as quickly as possible is important. Alerting students to these types of issues can help keep them safe.

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Room Assignments

Jenny, we hope you are excited to start the new semester. We are pleased to let you know your housing assignment is in Founder Hall, Room 204.

With so much to communicate to students, you want to ensure you are getting them the most important information timely. Alert students of new housing and roommate assignments with personalized messages.

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Repair and Maintenance Updates

Hi Jim! We received your maintenance request. We have schedule a repair for Thursday between 1 - 3 pm. Reply to this message to cancel or reschedule.

Whether you need to remove snow, perform inspections or complete construction work, SMS updates help. This service can keep your renters and students aware of what date and time these projects are occurring, which allows them to schedule their day accordingly.

Red Oxygen, Making SMS Easy

College students living in dorms and apartments need to stay updated on what’s going on in their buildings. Between balancing their classes, extracurricular activities and jobs, they may benefit from reminders about important things at their residences. Help students stay in the know about their housing by implementing a Short Message Service (SMS) solution from Red Oxygen.

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SMS for

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Since almost all students have mobile phones, your messages are more likely to be seen via text than email. You can personalize your messages or send them to large groups of people based on whatever you need for the situation. Inform anywhere from a single floor or building to the entire housing section of campus using the efficient Red Oxygen platform.

With one of our SMS solutions, you can send texts immediately or schedule them for future dates. You can send from your student management portal, or directly through email using our plugins for Gmail or Outlook or Microsoft 365.

You can even create templates with merge fields and send to distribution lists to simplify the process further. No matter who needs to use Red Oxygen or what you need it for, we have a solution to help.

 

Get Housing Messages Out Quickly

The innovative solutions from Red Oxygen allow you to send both individual and bulk SMS from your web browser or email provider. When using one of our solutions, you have access to call forwarding, a dedicated phone number with an area code and message threading.

Our two-way text messaging makes it easy for you to respond to student inquiries. Red Oxygen allows you to send messages to anyone within your student housing system easily utilizing the SMS gateway API.

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Use a business SMS solution from Red Oxygen to inform students of critical, time-sensitive information. Using our system can increase your productivity by making it easier to send messages throughout your student housing. We help you improve communication with students through text messages.

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Send SMS from Outlook

Works w/ Microsoft Outlook 2003-19 & the Microsoft 365 Outlook app

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Send SMS Using Microsoft SMS

Use this add-on to send SMS through Outlook on a browser

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Send SMS From Gmail

Send SMS directly from your Gmail interface on a computer or Android phone

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Send Bulk SMS

Personalize, create templates and send them all at once

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Configure our API with your existing software or CRM

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Send SMS through a browser

Log in from any device through any browser. No installation required.

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Send SMS from Microsoft 365

Use this add-on to send SMS through Outlook on a browser

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    Send SMS from Outlook

    Works w/ Microsoft Outlook 2003-19 & the Microsoft 365 Outlook app

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    Send SMS Using Microsoft SMS

    Use this add-on to send SMS through Outlook on a browser

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    Send SMS From Gmail

    Send SMS directly from your Gmail interface on a computer or Android phone

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    Send Bulk SMS

    Personalize, create templates and send them all at once

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    Connect with our API to send SMS

    Configure our API with your existing software or CRM

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    Send SMS through a browser

    Log in from any device through any browser. No installation required.

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    Text directly from your Gmail interface

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8 Reasons To Send College Students More Text Messages

Most colleges and universities have tapped into short message service (SMS) text messaging as a means to reach students. Somewhat shockingly, however, they’re still leaving valuable communication opportunities on the table.
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