TLDR Key Takeaways
TLDR Key Takeaways
Imagine walking onto a college campus and immediately greeted by vibrant, interactive digital displays showcasing daily menus, upcoming events, career opportunities, and more.
This futuristic vision is no longer a dream—it's happening right now on campuses across the world, thanks to digital signage.
This rapidly evolving technology has been adopted by educational institutions worldwide to improve communication, enhance the campus experience, and keep students, faculty, and visitors informed.
The versatility of these dynamic displays offers limitless possibilities for transforming the way we connect with our surroundings.
In this article, we'll explore nine innovative examples of how digital signage can revolutionize campus communication.
From interactive video walls to real-time weather updates, these exciting applications will inspire you to reimagine the potential of digital displays on your campus.
With digital signage, campus dining locations can showcase their daily offerings and specials in an eye-catching, easy-to-update format–just like the University of Wisconsin (pictured above).
Doing this helps universities enhance the dining experience for students, faculty, and staff. Here are some examples of ways you can use digital displays in campus dining locations:
Interactive video walls offer a large canvas for displaying dynamic content that adapts to the needs of the community or location, creating a more immersive and impactful experience for students, faculty, and visitors.
For example, Duke University installed a 24-foot-long Planar® LED MultiTouch video wall in its technology hall that showcases Duke's rich history and vision for the future with engaging content about notable alumni, donors, and students.
Here are several examples of ways you can incorporate interactive video walls on your campus:
In the past, you might have gotten students’ attention with a brightly colored flyer, but in today's fast-paced and tech-savvy world, universities need more dynamic and interactive communication tools.
Enter digital bulletin boards, like the ones Kansas City University started implementing.
The beauty of digital bulletin boards is that they offer a range of capabilities that traditional bulletin boards can't match, such as:
Real-time news and weather updates are essential for keeping students, faculty, and staff informed and prepared for any situation.
Digital signage is a powerful tool for displaying this information in a timely and visually appealing way.
To ensure maximum exposure and engagement from students, faculty, and staff, these updates should be displayed in various locations across the campus, such as:
By using digital signage to promote job and career services information like the University of Regina does, campuses can provide students and alums with valuable resources and opportunities to succeed in their careers.
Here are some ways you can use it:
Universities can foster a culture of appreciation and recognition, boost morale, and build a stronger sense of community on campus when they use digital signage to recognize achievements.
The University of Maryland's Wall of Excellence is a prime example of this. Here are some ways you can use digital signage to recognize achievements:
By using digital signage to showcase upcoming events, you can increase awareness and attendance for campus events, creating a more vibrant and engaged campus community.
Here are some of the most popular events to display:
A campus-wide initiative display is an important tool for ensuring that the campus community is informed, engaged, and accountable for its actions.
For example, the University of Kentucky uses its displays to promote inclusion and celebrate academic excellence.
Universities can also use it to promote a safe, sustainable, and inclusive campus environment. Here are some things you can display:
It's also important to note that displaying information about these initiatives on digital signage can help increase awareness and participation.
Navigating a large college campus can be a daunting task for students, visitors, and even faculty members who are unfamiliar with the layout.
Having touchscreen digital displays at key locations like entrances, major buildings, and popular gathering spots makes it easier for users to find their desired location, view walking routes, and even check event schedules.
Here are some other ways to use wayfinding technology:
So, you've seen the transformative power of digital signage in enhancing campus communication, elevating the overall campus experience, and fostering a sense of community among students, faculty, and visitors.
You must be wondering, "How can I bring this innovation to my campus?" Well, you're in luck!
Wallboard is here to help you take your campus communication to new heights. Our solution has:
By choosing Wallboard, you're not just investing in a digital signage solution; you're investing in a brighter, more connected, and engaging campus experience for everyone.
Are you ready to revolutionize the way your campus communicates, navigates, and connects? Schedule a demo today.