Connect 2018, June 25-27

* Schedule is subject to change

All Sessions

Monday, June 25

1:45 - 2:45pm

Educational Session 1

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Vanda North

Behind the Hoodies: How EdTech Is Made

Curious about the software development process and better ways to work with internal and external IT teams? Learn more about these topics and how to approach your campus IT colleagues with projects or ideas. Bring an inquisitive mindset and an idea of a program or service you want to improve, as there will be time to quietly apply concepts from the session to your idea. Participants will acquire a library of new terminology and resources for continued inquiry.

Presented By: Ryan O'Connell - Senior Product Manager, Campus Labs
Buddy Rodgers - Software Development Manager, Campus Labs

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Eria

User Research: Student Engagement vs. User Engagement

The word engagement has seemingly morphed and expanded over the last few years. Bring your institutional perspective as we collaboratively try to (re)define and shape the future.

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure a great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Caladenia

Exploring the Value, Benefits, and Features of ECIA and Paths

Discover how you can benefit from using the Event Check-in app or Paths functionality in Engage on your campus. We will present a live in-app tour to demonstrate how each works, showcase how your students can engage with these tools, and share best practices from Member Campuses.

Presented By: Melissa LaRosa Austin - Assistant Director, Campus Relations, Campus Labs
Wes McCormack - Assistant Director, Campus Relations, Campus Labs

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Calypso

Panel: Current Issues Involving Social Justice and Student Activities

Awareness and mobilization around issues such as educational equality, community violence, college access, and identity have continued to grow in 2018. Student engagement professionals have a unique opportunity to empower and support students in their journey to understand social justice and to participate in student activism. Panelists will share their own perspectives on how their work in student activities has enabled them to be effective advocates for social change at their institutions.

Presented By: Annemieke Rice - Vice President, Campus Success, Campus Labs
Moira Phippen - Consultant, Campus Labs
Rohan Thakkar - Consultant, Campus Labs

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Vanda South

Managing Risk and Liability for Student Org Events

There is little doubt that events hosted by student organizations often involve risk and liability. In response to the significant level of Indiana University policies on student organization programming, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has created an innovative, effective, and standard process that minimizes the risk and liability involved in these events. This process also allows for significant data collection and educational opportunities for all stakeholders in student organization events, programs, and activities.

Presented By: Juliana Jalal - Coordinator for Student Organizations, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Stelis

Promoting Corq as Your Primary Event Feed

In this session, SUNY Oneonta will discuss how CORQ users grew from zero in March 2016 to 1,864 by February 2017. Move-in day, orientation, and general marketing all played a role, but it also took a willingness to give up other platforms that were keeping us from having a single, comprehensive event app.

Presented By: Bill Harcleroad - Director of Campus Activities & Leadership, SUNY Oneonta

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Laelia

Building Engagement with Subject Matter Experts

At the University of Rochester, the Campus Community Connection (CCC) Squad and the Connect with the CCC Squad event were created to utilize students and staff as Engage subject matter experts. Learn about the approach and how the squad's main objective is to increase individual awareness around Engage user profiles, experiences, involvement records, and roster management.

Presented By: David South - Application Admistrator and Analyst, University of Rochester

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Ida

Training in the Student Time Zone

Student organizations receive support at all of our campuses. How they receive that support has changed. Join the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater staff as they share how they used a series of short online trainings (through their platform) to provide each group with an opportunity to receive the information when it's most useful to them.

Presented By: Kimberly Clarksen - Assistant Director, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Monday
1:45 - 2:45pm | Stanhopea

Integrating Student Org Finances into Engage

Come learn about Vanderbilt University's success with integrating student organization financial information into our Engage platform. We’ll review our planning process and timeline, as well as potential methods for integrating this information. We’ll also offer some tips on communicating information and processes with student groups.

Presented By: Josh Gianitsis - Coordinator, Assessment and Special Projects, Vanderbilt University

2:55 - 3:55pm

Educational Session 2

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Ida

Train the Trainer

You’ve worked hard to build out a great-looking site and move all your processes online. But if your users don't know how to utilize the platform, you won't get the most out of your hard work. This session will provide you with practical techniques for training your students, faculty, and staff to use your platform and help you drive engagement.

Presented By: Kelly Ormsby - Specialized Consultant, Campus Labs

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Stanhopea

But I Didn't Major in Marketing! Strategies for Marketing Your Engage Platform

For those of us without a background in marketing, advertising events and programs to our students can be unexpected challenge. Campus Labs staff will facilitate this introductory and interactive marketing training about what they didn’t teach you in graduate school! You’ll walk away from this training with a few new ideas on how to build student excitement and interest in your programs and involvement opportunities.

Presented By: Eric Gudmundson - Consultant, Campus Labs
Brandon Price - Consultant, Campus Labs

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Stelis

Collaborating to Implement Best Practices

Hear how Dickinson College utilized available resources to form connections beyond one department, division, and college to implement effective and sustainable best practices. This session will demonstrate how curiosity and collaboration were key elements to the successful adoption of Engage at a small liberal arts college.

Presented By: Jessee Vasold - Program Coordinator, Dickinson College

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Laelia

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Campus Partners and Event Risk Management

Bringing partners from across campus together for any reason can be challenging. Come learn how Drexel University utilizes Engage’s Event Request Form to ensure all campus partners are involved. This has helped Drexel improve events, increase students' development through the event planning process, and mitigate the risk around these events.

Presented By: Sarah Olsen - Director of Student Involvement and Leadership, Campus Engagement, Drexel University
Jennifer Tifone - Assistant Director of Campus Engagement, Drexel University

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Caladenia

Student Leader Training: A Path to Education

Learn how Texas Lutheran University transitioned their Student Organization Training (SOT) to a digital format utilizing the Paths Module in Engage. TLU will provide details on how they streamlined the education, completion tracking, and assessment focus by increasing platform adoption.

Presented By: Andella Janicek - Director of Student Activities, Texas Lutheran University

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Calypso

Mapping the Student Experience

Project CEO supports the philosophy that participating in co-curricular experiences is beneficial to students. But how can institutions help students connect their participation to overall learning and development? Stephen F. Austin State University and the University of Missouri have implemented two approaches to co-curricular mapping that help students align their involvement to institutional outcomes.

Presented By: Kenna Cornelius - Coordinator, Student Organizations, University of Missouri
Lacey Folsom - Director of Student Engagement, Stephen F. Austin State University

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Vanda South

Software Development AMA

A panel of designers and developers will walk through a typical day and take questions during this Ask Me Anything session.

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure a great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

Monday
2:55 - 3:55pm | Vanda North

Inside the GivePulse Collaboration

Civic engagement is about more than tracking time. Learn the lexicon and advanced strategies that campuses across North America are employing to promote, manage, and document the civic engagement of students. Following the presentation and a demonstration of the GivePulse integration, we’ll open up the floor for questions.

Presented By: George Luc - Chief Civic Evangelist and Co-Founder, GivePulse
Ryan O’Connell - Senior Product Manager, Campus Labs

4:05 - 5:05pm

Educational Session 3

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Stelis

Managing a Division-Wide Event Process

Boise State University created a division-wide event request process to lead assessment efforts and better support students' event planning. The collected data helps inform future campus partnership strategy decisions, the student experience, and leadership development. Participants will acquire a practical understanding of using the event request tool to inform future student development and support outcomes.

Presented By: Suzannah Lott - Program Coordinator, Boise State University
America Yorita-Carrion - Student Organizations Coordinator, Boise State University

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Calypso

Migration: It's Not Just for the Birds

Come meet with a few of your Engage migration team members and learn more about the process of migrating from OrgSync to Engage! After a brief Engage demo, we’ll walk through the training and data migration processes, and communication plans. We’ll also review some considerations in deciding when to begin your transition and officially launch. If you’ve been wondering what the process of making the switch to Engage entails, this is the session for you!

Presented By: Nate Adams - Manager, Training, Campus Labs
Jennifer Atzenhoffer - Regional Manager, Campus Labs

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Stanhopea

Co-Curricular Paths Workshop: Pre-Conference Follow-up Session

Attendees of the Co-Curricular Paths Pre-Conference session are invited to join us for this hands-on Paths building session. Now that you’ve conceptualized the path(s) you hope to build in your community, we’ll use this time to strategically begin the building process. This session is intended for individuals who attended the Paths pre-conference session or are actively in the process of building out a co-curricular path for their campus.

Presented By: Katie Felton - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Laelia

Engage-ing Partnerships: The UConn Story

Join UConn's adventure in expanding Engage to meet the needs of four Regional Campuses, Community Outreach, Residential Life, RSOs, and Divisional Metrics Collection. This session discusses key partnerships and conversations, Engage platform expansion points, data sharing needs, and how to bring the Division of Student Affairs to Engage.

Presented By: Kristen Carr - Coordinator of Involvement and Student Org Support, University of Connecticut

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Vanda South

Student Staff and the Registration Process: Training, Support, and Motivation

Do you have student staff who assist in reviewing organization registrations (or have you thought about doing this)? An Engage campus will share tips and tricks, honed over more than six years, related to priming these students for success in the sometimes challenging and sometimes mundane process of organization registration.

Presented By: Kasie Strahl - Organization Advising & Technology Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
TJ Sargent - Assistant Director of Organization Advising & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Ida

Forget the Survey: Using Student Engagement Data to Drive Decision-Making

Engage is a robust platform that holds and collects extremely useful information about the student experience. Discover how to utilize student data and the existing reports in Engage to identify areas of success and growth, as well as to tell your involvement story better.

Presented By: Josh Gianitsis - Coordinator, Assessment and Special Projects, Vanderbilt University

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Vanda North

Data Services for Dummies

Data services like feeds, automated reports, and application programming interfaces (APIs) are the infrastructure of the internet and allow different systems to work together. Learn the terminology and basic concepts behind these services in an environment designed for non-technical professionals. Take your new understanding back to your campus to start conversations about broadening the impact of your student engagement data.

Presented By: Jonathan Leight - Software Developer, Campus Labs
Brendan Moriarty - Information Systems Coordinator, Emory University
Ryan O’Connell - Senior Product Manager, Campus Labs

Monday
4:05 - 5:05pm | Caladenia

Insights from Engagement: Transforming Your Approach

What if making informed decisions about engagement were easier? And what if your decisions were powered by real-time data? Campus Labs Insight helps you achieve your goals and much more by using individual and aggregate data from co-curricular engagement. When data is compiled in accessible dashboards, staff from all levels of your division can be empowered. Don't wait for reports—benefit from real-time data throughout the year and make meaningful, evidence-based decisions to advance your Student Affairs division.

Presented By: Anne Lundquist - Assistant Vice President, Campus Adoption, Campus Labs
Tuesday, June 26

7:30 - 8:30am

Morning Roundtables

9:00 - 10:00am

Educational Session 4

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Caladenia

Up-to-Date Data: Leveraging Engage Imports

Managing data about your users and their involvement is critical to the success of your Engage platform. Let us teach you the skills to successfully manage the various types of imports available to you as an administrator. In this session, we’ll review various imports you can leverage, including organization, involvement, and service imports, and discuss strategies for when and how to perform these imports to support an up-to-date community.

Presented By: Lindsey Carter - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs
Martise Cooks - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Vanda South

Fresh Insights on First-Gens

Every year, first-generation students take a leap into the world of higher education, and they represent anywhere from 22 to 77% of a campus population. While research has identified some unique challenges the group faces in pursuit of a college degree, these students also represent a brave and resourceful population on campus. In this presentation, we’ll share new national data around first-gen student attitudes and engagement patterns. We’ll also discuss how to use this information when designing programs to strengthen first-gen student success.

Presented By: Annemieke Rice - Vice President, Campus Success, Campus Labs

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Ida

Involving the Uninvolved Students

Our field has thoroughly documented the importance of student involvement for success inside and outside the classroom. It’s often challenging for administrators to demonstrate the value of out-of-classroom involvement to students who just aren’t involved yet. Join the Campus Labs team for a discussion around the concept of involvement. We’ll explore strategies for identifying uninvolved students and linking them to good-fit opportunities.

Presented By: Moira Phippen - Consultant, Campus Labs
Brandon Price - Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Calypso

Comprehensive Student Records and Co-Curricular Transcripts: Evolution and Current Practices

Student Affairs divisions have long engaged in documenting student participation, involvement, and engagement outside the classroom. Called by various names, Comprehensive Student Records (CSRs) and Co-Curricular Transcripts (CCTs) have often been the purview of student activities offices without much connection to curricular learning and records. Rarely have involvement records been directly useful for students. The range of experiences that are documented, as well as the reflection on learning by students, has resulted in a wide variety of approaches by campuses. Within the past several years, advances in technology support and the hands-on involvement of faculty, students, and registrars have inspired a renewed interest. Join us for a facilitated panel discussion with Western Michigan University, Elon University, and St. Cloud State University to learn more about the history and evolution of CSRs and CCTs. We’ll share campus-specific examples of purpose, design, implementation, administration, and assessment.

Presented By: Anne Lundquist - Assistant Vice President, Campus Adoption, Campus Labs
Samantha Bosacki - Assistant Director for Greek Life and Student Organizations, St. Cloud State University
Kelly Reed - Coordinator, WMU Signature, Western Michigan University
Evan Heiser - Director, WMU SIgnature, Western Michigan University
Janis Baughman - Assistant Dean of Student Development and Director of Student Involvement, Elon University

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Stanhopea

Hybrid Student Leader Training

Does your student leader training cover policy, but lack leadership development depth? Come learn how the SOLID program at UConn was enhanced through hybrid student leader training. We’ll highlight technology and teaching methods used to advance leadership and policy awareness, and office effectiveness.

Presented By: Kristen Carr - Coordinator of Involvement and Student Org Support, University of Connecticut
Jess Kitt - Director, Campus Labs

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Vanda North

OrgSync! It's Not Just for Student Organizations Anymore

The unique ways that OrgSync is used at the University of Nebraska at Omaha provides a roadmap that may help your campus. In this session, we’ll share the history of OrgSync on our campus, our campus-wide successes, and a few lessons learned to help you examine how you can use your student engagement platform.

Presented By: Dustin Wolfe - Associate Director of Student Involvement, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Laelia

The Carolina Excellence App

This session will focus on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s use of a co-curricular framework, Carolina Excellence, within Heel Life, our Engage site, and how that led to the creation of a campus-wide leadership and co-curricular engagement app. The goal of the CE app is to have one central place for all students to go and search for intentional co-curricular opportunities. They can then use the app to keep a running record of their involvement.

Presented By: Lee Roberts - Student Organizations Program Coordinator, Student Life & Leadership, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Stelis

Constructing Connections: An Approach for Building Institutional Buy-in

On a decentralized campus of 40,000 students and 1,000+ student organizations, coordinating organization registration, benefits, and accountability can be difficult. The University of Wisconsin-Madison will share some of their techniques for organizational process, relationship building, and encouraging buy-in from campus partners.

Presented By: Kasie Strahl - Organization Advising & Technology Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
TJ Sargent - Assistant Director of Organization Advising & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Eria

User Research: Organization Budgeting and Accounting

Bring your experiences with organization budgeting and accounting processes to this session. We’ll discuss trends and emerging needs for reporting and process management to inform the continuing evolution of financial tools in Engage.

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure a great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

10:15 - 11:15am

Educational Session 5

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Stenia

But I Didn't Major in Marketing! Strategies for Marketing Your Engage Platform

For those of us without a background in marketing, advertising events and programs to our students can be an unexpected challenge. Campus Labs staff will facilitate this introductory and interactive marketing training about what they didn’t teach you in graduate school! You’ll walk away with a few new ideas on how to build student excitement and interest in your programs and involvement opportunities.

Presented By: Eric Gudmundson - Consultant, Campus Labs
Brandon Price - Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Eria

User Research: Recordkeeping or Interactive Experience?

Student engagement management systems have always balanced the needs of recordkeeping vs. promotional tool. As the pendulum continues to swing, where are we now? What's next? How are needs changing?

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure a great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Vanda North

Mobile Check-in: Success Stories of a Pilot Launch

Auburn University has been tracking attendance at events for years. By rolling out the Campus Labs Event Check-In app, campus staff are able to meet students where they are today: mobile devices. This session will outline ways that Auburn has used the adoption of ECIA to drive campus buy-in of the overall Engage platform.

Presented By: Cameron Eaves - Advisor, Student Organizations, Auburn University
Robert Powers - Advisor, Auburn University

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Caladenia

Best Practices in Organization Registration

A digital process for registering and re-registering organizations helps ensure successful and accurate recordkeeping from year to year. Engage’s registration tools allow campuses to customize this process and build it into the natural transition of organization officers. Join Campus Labs staff to learn more about best practices for the registration lifecycle. You’ll hear about some campuses that are doing outstanding work in improving and expediting their processes using our registration tool.

Presented By: Moira Phippen - Consultant, Campus Labs
Jason Meier - Director of Student Engagement & Leadership, Emerson College
Andy Donahue - Assistant Director of Student Engagement & Leadership, Emerson College

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Ida

Assessment Bootcamp: A Guide to Telling Your Data-Driven Story

As student engagement practitioners, we know our programs have value. We also know it is important to provide data and results to demonstrate that value in a way that can be used both for accreditation and enhancement purposes. But where do we start? This session will walk you through the assessment process, providing resources to help at various stages. We’ll cover everything—from creating an assessment plan, to identifying the goals and outcomes for your program, to selecting the right assessment methods, to using results creatively and effectively to tell your student stories.

Presented By: Rohan Thakkar - Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Stelis

Hype It Up! Promoting Your System and Gaining Buy-in on Campus

St. Cloud State University upgraded from CollegiateLink to HuskiesConnect, and with the rebrand came a new campus outlook. Stakeholders expanded their usage, and the engagement site went from being a student organization management system to a comprehensive co-curricular platform. This session will review how St. Cloud’s upgrade process inspired adoption by over 60 university units and a robust university events calendar.

Presented By: Samantha Bosacki - Assistant Director for Greek Life and Student Organizations, St. Cloud State University

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Calypso

Making the Big Move: Preparing Your Campus to Migrate to Engage

Are you a current OrgSync campus that's questioning whether or not to make the big move to Engage? Come meet with Campus Labs Senior Consultant Martise Cooks and Engage Community Administrator A.J. Miller from Northern Kentucky University. Martise and A.J. will answer your questions on why you should make the transition, offer tips and a plan for pre-migration, and explain how you can successfully migrate your campus. During the presentation, you'll hear about Northern Kentucky's transition to the new platform.

Presented By: A.J. Miller - Coordinator, University of Northern Kentucky
Martise Cooks - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Laelia

Making the Cut: How to Use Engage as an Accountability Tool

Holding groups accountable to eligibility requirements and expectations for a student organization is important to the integrity of the registration and recognition process. The University of Wisconsin-Madison will share techniques, processes, and philosophies for holding organizations accountable. Topics to be covered include managing audits, creating timelines, and communicating with organizations and benefit providers.

Presented By: Kasie Strahl - Organization Advising & Technology Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
TJ Sargent - Assistant Director of Organization Advising & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Vanda South

When Involvement Met Retention: Connecting Engage Data to Student Success

This presentation will share two strategies used by Western Michigan University staff to connect Engage swipe data to student success. First, card-swipe data is connected to retention data that has been collected through Institutional Research. Second, the campus creates demographic profiles for select programs to understand which student populations are (and aren’t) being reached through these programs.

Presented By: Ciji Heiser - Director, Student Affairs Assessment and Effectiveness, Western Michigan University
Kelly Reed - Coordinator, WMU Signature, Western Michigan University
Evan Heiser - Director, WMU SIgnature, Western Michigan University
Katherine Bates - Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Western Michigan University

Tuesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Stanhopea

Guest Keynote Session

1:15 - 2:15pm

Educational Session 6

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Laelia

Route 57: Using Paths as the Road to Student Orgs Registration

If your students are asking What else do I need to do to register my organization?, then this session is for you. Learn how Cal State Fullerton is using the Engage Paths tool to communicate the registration process and keep students accountable by tracking their progress.

Presented By: Gleanne Kienzler - Coordinator of Student Organizations, Student Life & Leadership, California State University, Fullerton

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Vanda North

Migration: It's Not Just for the Birds

Come meet with a few of your Engage migration team members and learn more about the process of migrating from OrgSync to Engage! After a brief Engage demo, we’ll walk through the training and data migration processes, and communication plans. We’ll also review some considerations in deciding when to begin your transition and officially launch. If you’ve been wondering what the process of making the switch to Engage entails, this is the session for you!

Presented By: Nate Adams - Manager, Training, Campus Labs
Jennifer Atzenhoffer - Regional Manager, Campus Labs

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Vanda South

Baseline 101

Attendees should currently have access to Baseline to attend this session. We’ll cover an overview of all Baseline assessment tools, including how data from Engage feeds into Baseline to facilitate streamlined assessment of student leaders, event attendees, student interests, and outcomes. The session will also weave in examples of how Member Campuses have used Baseline to assess engagement. We’ll also highlight ways in which the Campus Labs consultation team can support similar assessment efforts from start to finish.

Presented By: Rohan Thakkar - Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Stanhopea

Co-Curricular Paths Workshop: Pre-Conference Follow-up Session

Attendees of the Co-Curricular Paths Pre-Conference session are invited to join us for this hands-on Paths building session. Now that you’ve conceptualized the path(s) you hope to build in your community, we will use this time to strategically begin the building process. This session is intended for individuals who attended the Paths pre-conference session or are actively in the process of building out a co-curricular path for their campus.

Presented By: Katie Felton - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Caladenia

Budgeting with a Purpose: Using Financial Management for Strategic Planning

The Campus Life Accounting Office at Florida International University utilizes the online engagement site to teach the importance of budget planning with an emphasis on metrics. The online tools can provide comprehensive reporting to assist in budget requests and annual reporting. In this session, we’ll help you Identify potential areas for income and necessary expenditures, creating a 360-degree view of your departmental and division-wide performance.

Presented By: Ive Paul - Accounting Specialist, Accounting Office, Florida International University

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Stelis

Buying in from Integration to Imagination

Learn how the University of South Carolina quickly transitioned 470+ student organizations by constantly creating content in the Engage system. This session will discuss best practices for transitioning, building buy-in with students and staff, and incentivizing usage.

Presented By: Stephanie Suarez - Leadership Coach, University of South Carolina
Ryan Patterson - Leadership Coach, University of South Carolina

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Ida

Excel'ing with Engage

Learn how the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point utilizes Campus Labs Engage data-export capabilities for assessment, outreach, and student organization management. We’ll also show you how to apply easy Microsoft Excel functions so you can transform Engage reports from overwhelming, nightmare-inducing files into usable and presentable information.

Presented By: Leigh Jentz - Program Assistant for Campus Activities and Student Engagement, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Tuesday
1:15 - 2:15pm | Calypso

Train the Trainer

You've worked hard to build out a great-looking site and move all your processes online. But if your users don't know how to utilize the platform, you won't get the most out of your hard work. This session will provide you with practical techniques for training your students, faculty, and staff to use your platform and help you drive engagement.

Presented By: Kelly Ormsby - Specialized Consultant, Campus Labs

2:45 - 3:45pm

Educational Session 7

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Vanda North

Give Democratic Engagement a Turbo Boost

Voter turnout among college students in the 2014 U.S. midterm elections was 18%—let’s get together and do better. Learn about the strategies and tools to boost students’ democratic participation from passionate, nonpartisan colleagues. National college voting data will be summarized, along with on-campus election, political organization affiliation, and political event data from Engage.

Presented By: Ryan O'Connell - Senior Product Manager, Campus Labs

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Laelia

SWAG: Incentivising Student Engagement

Ever wonder how you can incentivize your students to come to events on campus? Come learn how Pratt Institute uses the Engage Paths tool for a program that rewards students for their attendance.

Presented By: Colby Sim - Assistant Director for Student Engagement, Pratt Institute
Rebecca Weintraub - Assistant Director of Student Involvement, Pratt Institute

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Ida

Mapping the Student Experience

Project CEO supports the philosophy that participating in co-curricular experiences is beneficial to students. But how can institutions help students connect their participation to overall learning and development? Stephen F. Austin State University and the University of Missouri have implemented two approaches to co-curricular mapping that help students align their involvement to institutional outcomes.

Presented By: Kenna Cornelius - Coordinator, Student Organizations, University of Missouri
Lacey Folsom - Director of Student Engagement, Stephen F. Austin State University

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Stelis

Dollars and Cents: Saving and Tracking Using Organization Accounting

The Organization Accounting tool allows for real-time financial access for your clubs and organizations. It also serves as an encumbrance approval system. Learn how you can use the tool to keep track of finances while also saving time and human resources.

Presented By: Bill Harcleroad - Director of Campus Activities & Leadership, SUNY Oneonta

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Calypso

On Track for Success: Improving Your Attendance Tracking Efforts

Take your engagement tracking to the next level with our Event Check-in app or card-swipe functionality. Campus Labs offers a seamless process and intuitive interface, which will make checking students in for events a part of your campus culture and give you greater insight into your engagement efforts. This session teaches administrators how to track attendance on their campus and how to explore opportunities to use their data more strategically.

Presented By: Lindsey Carter - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs
Hilda Myer-Post - Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Vanda South

Who's at the Table? Coordinating Power Users for Optimum Campus-Wide Collaboration

Learn more about Western Michigan University's expansion of Engage main administrators, or power users, from the Division of Student Affairs to the whole institution. This structure has benefits that go beyond a specific platform. Power users can help institutions better coordinate resources and communication, both internally and with Campus Labs.

Presented By: Kelly Reed - Coordinator, WMU Signature, Western Michigan University
Katherine Bates - Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Western Michigan University
Ciji Heiser - Director, Student Affairs Assessment and Effectiveness, Western Michigan University

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Stanhopea

Student Employment to Enhance Student Engagement Offices

Western Washington University relies on student employees to manage offices within the Associated Students, a student-run organization on campus. This session will walk you through the employment process, which includes an in-house human resources office managed by students. Special attention will be given to the Club Activities Office, which helps manage OrgSync and Engage functions.

Presented By: Jenn Cook - Club Activities Coordinator, Western Washington University

Tuesday
2:45 - 3:45pm | Caladenia

Insights from Engagement: Transforming Your Approach

What if making informed decisions about engagement were easier? And what if your decisions were powered by real-time data? Campus Labs Insight helps you achieve your goals and much more by using individual and aggregate data from co-curricular engagement. When data is compiled in accessible dashboards, staff from all levels of your division can be empowered. Don't wait for reports—benefit from real-time data throughout the year and make meaningful, evidence-based decisions to advance your Student Affairs division.

Presented By: Anne Lundquist - Assistant Vice President, Campus Adoption, Campus Labs

4:00 - 5:00pm

Educational Session 8

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Eria

User Research: Show Us Your Data... Projects

Show off your institution's student engagement data projects (signage, data warehouses, subscriptions, analytics, etc.) to help shape the future of Engage's data services. A computer and projector will be available to share sites, slide decks, and more.

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure a great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Stanhopea

Successfully Implementing Multiple Functional Areas into the Platform

Is your institution considering onboarding multiple departments? Come learn how Arizona State University used the Administrative Branches tool to oversee and streamline processes, as well as centralize key components of organization registration and management. You’ll learn about both the challenges and successes ASU has experienced while expanding the Engage platform on campus.

Presented By: Kim Scatton - Coordinator Sr., Student Organizations and Leadership, Arizona State University
Zujaila Ornelas - Coordinator, Student Organizations and Leadership, Arizona State University

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Caladenia

Mobile Check-in: Success Stories of a Pilot Launch

Auburn University has been tracking attendance at events for years. By rolling out the Campus Labs Event Check-In app, campus staff are able to meet students where they are today: mobile devices. This session will outline ways that Auburn has used the adoption of ECIA to drive campus buy-in of the overall Engage platform.

Presented By: Cameron Eaves - Advisor, Student Organizations, Auburn University
Robert Powers - Advisor, Auburn University

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Calypso

Assessment-Driven Paths

More and more campuses are creating co-curricular paths to encourage student involvement in experiences outside the classroom. When designing a sustainable co-curricular path, we want to begin its design with the end-result of our assessment and reporting needs in mind. This session is designed for experienced users of the Engage Co-Curricular Paths tool. Campus Labs staff will demonstrate how to design a path alongside the assessment cycle, including important considerations for collecting valuable data about the student experience through your Paths tool.

Presented By: Moira Phippen - Consultant, Campus Labs
Rohan Thakkar - Consultant, Campus Labs

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Vanda North

Inside the GivePulse Collaboration

Civic engagement is about more than tracking time. Learn the lexicon and advanced strategies that campuses across North America are employing to promote, manage, and document the civic engagement of students. Following the presentation and a demonstration of the GivePulse integration, we’ll open up the floor for questions.

Presented By: George Luc - Chief Civic Evangelist and Co-Founder, GivePulse
Ryan O’Connell - Senior Product Manager, Campus Labs

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Vanda South

Managing Risk and Liability for Student Org Events

There is little doubt that events sponsored by student organizations often involve risk and liability. In response to the significant level of Indiana University policies on student organization programming, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has created an innovative, effective, and standard process that minimizes the risk and liability involved in these events. This process also allows for significant data collection and educational opportunities for all stakeholders in student organization events, programs, and activities.

Presented By: Juliana Jalal - Coordinator for Student Organizations, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Ida

Excel'ing with Engage

Learn how the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point utilizes Campus Labs Engage data-export capabilities for assessment, outreach, and student organization management. We’ll also show you how to apply easy Microsoft Excel functions so you can transform Engage reports from overwhelming, nightmare-inducing files into usable and presentable information.

Presented By: Leigh Jentz - Program Assistant for Campus Activities and Student Engagement, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Laelia

Capitalizing on the Co-Curricular: WMU Signature

Come hear more about Western Michigan University's recently developed co-curricular transcript, WMU Signature. This one-of-a-kind program boasts successes and can offer lessons which are applicable to any institution of higher learning looking to enhance their co-curricular offerings. During the session, insights will be shared regarding the use of Engage.

Presented By: Kelly Reed - Coordinator, WMU Signature, Western Michigan University
Evan Heiser - Director, WMU SIgnature, Western Michigan University

Tuesday
4:00 - 5:00pm | Stelis

It's a Marathon Not a Sprint: William & Mary's Reflections

Like marathon training, successful implementation requires a deliberate, steady, and focused approach in order to stay motivated and keep moving forward. Join William & Mary to hear about successes, challenges, lessons learned, and new opportunities. During this session, you’ll also be able to share successes and challenges from your own 26.2 miles of the implementation course.

Presented By: Jennifer Leung - Associate Director of Student Leadership Development, William & Mary
Trici Fredrick - Associate Director, Student Leadership Development, William & Mary
Wednesday, June 27

7:30 - 8:30am

Morning Roundtables

9:00 - 10:00am

Educational Session 9

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Eria

Assistive Technology Lab

Experience common assistive technologies that students with disabilities use to access and navigate the web. We'll guide you through the use of these technologies and point out tips on making your content more accessible.

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure a great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Ida

Going Digital: Organization Officer Training Using Paths and Re-Registrations

In spring 2018 Amherst College implemented online student leader trainings into the club re-registration process. Learn how, by utilizing Paths, they walked organizational leaders through essential information and followed up with a quiz about the re-registration process to ensure organization leaders understood campus policies.

Presented By: Emily Lombardo - Assistant Director of Student Activities, Amherst College
Paul Gallegos - Director of Student Activities, Amherst College

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Stenia

Should Student Affairs Help Rock the Vote?

The 2016 voter turnout rate for the United States was 55%, representing one of the lowest for a developed nation, according to the Pew Research Center. With an upcoming congressional election, it’s useful to reflect on how student affairs professionals can impact the electoral participation of students and future alumni—or even if we should. In this session, Campus Labs will share trends in student government election participation, political student organization membership, and on-campus events for national elections and voter registration. Presenters will also share how the Engage Elections module can provide opportunities for further civic engagement.

Presented By: Annemieke Rice - Vice President, Campus Success, Campus Labs
Katie Felton - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Vanda North

On Track for Success: Improving Your Attendance Tracking Efforts

Take your engagement tracking to the next level with our Event Check-in app or card-swipe functionality. Campus Labs offers a seamless process and intuitive interface, which will make checking students in for events a part of your campus culture and give you greater insight into your engagement efforts. This session teaches administrators how to track attendance on their campus and how to explore opportunities to use their data more strategically.

Presented By: Lindsey Carter - Senior Consultant, Campus Labs
Jess Kitt - Director, Campus Labs

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Caladenia

Assessment Bootcamp: A Guide to Telling Your Data-Driven Story

As student engagement practitioners, we know our programs have value. We also know it is important to provide data and results to demonstrate that value in a way that can be used both for accreditation and enhancement purposes. But where do we start? This session will walk you through the assessment process, providing resources to help at various stages. We’ll cover everything—from creating an assessment plan, to identifying the goals and outcomes for your program, to selecting the right assessment methods, to using results creatively and effectively to tell your student stories.

Presented By: Rohan Thakkar - Consultant, Campus Labs

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Calypso

Connect 2018 Reflection and Action Plan

For three days, you’ve gathered exciting project ideas and best practices you may want to implement on your campus. Now what? In this interactive workshop, we'll help you identify a strategy for enacting your plans. We’ll review some considerations when facilitating change on campus, and you’ll learn how to develop a timeline for your Engage or OrgSync projects.

Presented By: Moira Phippen - Consultant, Campus Labs
Brandon Price - Consultant, Campus Labs

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Vanda South

Developing a Comprehensive Campus-Wide Event Process

Learn about how, through the use of a developed and comprehensive event request form, the School of the Art Institute Chicago created an in-depth process that allows for cross-campus reviews and collaboration. The event request process not only engages student groups and organizations, but also reaches academic departments and Student Affairs programs. SAIC creates cross-departmental features, including event reviews, event tracking, and a streamlined approval process.

Presented By: Laura Lamb - Director of Campus Life, School of the Art Institute Chicago

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Stanhopea

Promoting Corq as Your Primary Event Feed

In this session, SUNY Oneonta will discuss how CORQ users grew from zero in March 2016 to 1,864 by February 2017. Move-in day, orientation, and general marketing all played a role, but it also took a willingness to give up other platforms that were keeping us from having a single, comprehensive event app.

Presented By: Bill Harcleroad - Director of Campus Activities & Leadership, SUNY Oneonta

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Laelia

I Can't Find a Pen! How the UTSA Campus Rec Uses Forms, Events, and Reports to Eliminate Paper Processes

In this session, the University of Texas at San Antonio will share the successful journey of getting campus recreation partners to buy into utilizing RowdyLink to ease and streamline processes. Come see examples of how UTSA moved Google Docs to RowdyLink forms, tracks staff training sessions by eliminating paper sign-in sheets, and tracks Group Exercise classes and attendees by using events and reports.

Presented By: Lydia Bueno - Assistant Dean of Students, Director of the Student Center for Community Engagement & Inclusion and Student Leadership Center, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
Andrew Chadick - Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Sport Programs, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
Jessica Dawson - Assistant Director, Student Center for Community Engagement & Inclusion, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)

Wednesday
9:00 - 10:00am | Stelis

Constructing Connections: An Approach for Building Institutional Buy-in

On a decentralized campus of 40,000 students and 1,000+ student organizations, coordinating organization registration, benefits, and accountability can be difficult. The University of Wisconsin-Madison will share some of their techniques for organizational process, relationship building, and encouraging buy-in from campus partners.

Presented By: Kasie Strahl - Organization Advising & Technology Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
TJ Sargent - Assistant Director of Organization Advising & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:15 - 11:15am

Educational Session 10

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Eria

User Research: Post-Event Evaluation

Why do orgs do post-event evaluation? Would the institution benefit from standardized evaluation approaches? Do orgs need the ability to pose unlimited questions? Are there evaluation models we can use from outside education? Help us brainstorm conclusions and options based on these questions.

Note: During Connect, members of our design and development team want to hear about your user experience. Please join us for a user research session during the conference. Sessions have a limited number of participants to ensure great discussion. RSVP via the Connect app or Corq. Please sign up for a maximum of two (2) sessions to allow for a representation of diverse experiences in each session.

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Vanda North

Easy Money: An Introduction to the Campus Labs Budgeting System

The Campus Labs Budgeting System enables campuses to manage the annual budgeting and activity funding of organizations and users on campus. In this session, we'll showcase these features, highlighting ways you can streamline your process and workflow within the tool. We'll also spotlight a few of our Member Campuses that are using the tool with great success.

Presented By: Eric Gudmundson - Consultant, Campus Labs
Rohan Thakkar - Consultant, Campus Labs

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Calypso

Migration: It's Not Just for the Birds

Come meet with a few of your Engage migration team members and learn more about the process of migrating from OrgSync to Engage! After a brief Engage demo, we’ll walk through the training and data migration processes, and communication plans. We’ll also review some considerations in deciding when to begin your transition and officially launch. If you’ve been wondering what the process of making the switch to Engage entails, this is the session for you!

Presented By: Nate Adams - Manager, Training, Campus Labs
Jennifer Atzenhoffer - Regional Manager, Campus Labs

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Stanhopea

Connect 2018 Reflection and Action Plan

For three days, you’ve gathered exciting project ideas and best practices you may want to implement on your campus. Now what? In this interactive workshop, we'll help you identify a strategy for enacting your plans. We’ll review some considerations when facilitating change on campus, and you’ll learn how to develop a timeline for your Engage or OrgSync projects.

Presented By: Moira Phippen - Consultant, Campus Labs
Brandon Price - Consultant, Campus Labs

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Ida

Tackling Accessibility, Data Security, and Privacy Head-on

Were you riveted or confused by Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony? Have you recently been asked questions about the accessibility of your programs, services, and sites? Don’t fear—these important topics are not as scary as they may sound. Join members of the Product Design and Engineering team to learn how Campus Labs considers, designs for, and actively helps you stay on top of these risk factors. We’ll break down the key concepts of each topic and share advice on how to incorporate them into your own student engagement programming plans.

Presented By: Elisa Forysinski - User Experience Designer, Campus Labs
Jonathan Leight - Software Developer, Campus Labs
Ryan O’Connell - Senior Product Manager, Campus Labs

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Stelis

It Takes a Village: Leveraging Campus Partner Support to Engage a Community

What happens when your campus partners are more excited about the technology than the students you are trying to serve? You use them and start talking about student engagement from an entirely different perspective! Come and learn how Smith College harnessed the power of their community to impact how students are engaging with the Smith Social Network. From finding allies to selling to your stakeholders, it's all about creating your own village.

Presented By: Tamra Bates - Director of Student Engagement, Smith College
Sara McGuire - Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Smith College

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Vanda South

Populating Campus News: Turning your API into an Amazingly Productive Instrument for Your Campus Newsletter

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro sends out an e-blast to students every week that used to require email content submissions from every department, involving resizing of graphics, checking content links, etc. Come hear how we eliminated all those steps and streamlined our production using Engage API.

Presented By: Morolake Laosebikan-Buggs - Co-Curricular Initiatives Administrator, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Laelia

Integrating Student Org Finances into Engage

Come learn about Vanderbilt University's success with integrating student organization financial information into our Engage platform. We’ll review our planning process and timeline, as well as potential methods for integrating this information. We’ll also offer some tips on communicating information and processes with student groups.

Presented By: Josh Gianitsis - Coordinator, Assessment and Special Projects, Vanderbilt University

Wednesday
10:15 - 11:15am | Caladenia

Simplify the process. Visualize your progress.

Do you sit on an assessment committee, are you involved in strategic planning, or do you have to report on the impact of your efforts? Join us to learn how Campus Labs can help build and cultivate a division-wide culture of evidence and allow all levels of your division to actively review results. You’ll be able to leverage powerful data connections to produce integrated, succinct reports on your assessment activities, including strategic planning, program review and outcomes-based achievement.

Presented By: Anne Lundquist - Assistant Vice President, Campus Adoption, Campus Labs


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