As an @Assist Education Partner, you will increase your popularity with current and potential students by offering your housing complete with the the enhanced student experience of @Assist.That's amazing, I don't need to hear anything else! Sign me up!
Hello Residence Managers!
We're glad you're here. The fact that you're reading this message means you're ready to improve the way you communicate with university and college students who live in school housing. For many of your students, this is their first time living away from home which can be overwhelming, especially to those not from your city or who have come from abroad. You're finding it challenging to keep on top of things like student turnover, requests, complaints and emergencies. @Assist thought you could use more support to make your job less stressful. By partnering with @Assist, you're taking the step to a happier Administration and happier students.
Say hello to @Assist.
What is @Assist?
That's easy! @Assist allows you to manage your student housing in the cloud.
With @Assist, you have the opportunity to attract and connect with new and existing students. Easily keep track of students, residence assistants (RAs), maintenance requests and payments all in one convenient place. Similar to a Student/Staff Learning Portal, students have access to their own @Assist account and can see everything relevant to their unit. There's no more guessing, miscommunication or lost paper. Everyone is able to login and get what they need.
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Why should I partner with @Assist?
We'll give you 5 reasons.
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As an @Assist Education Partner, your Administration will be much more organized and efficient, your students will be able to send requests at any time without bothering your Administration at all hours and you will be able to view and manage it all. Think about how much time your Administration spends on things like looking for documents, dealing with contractors, handling requests, handling complaints and locating details for students. That's time you could be spending elsewhere. @Assist is all about better communication and efficiency.Whoo, that was a good one! Sign me up!
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As an @Assist Education Partner, you will get your very own account manager to have and to hold and to contact in times of need for dedicated support.Yes (clap, clap)! Sign me up!
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As an @Assist Education Partner, you will get special priority access to new features first!I can't breathe, this is too awesome! Sign me up!
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As an @Assist Education Partner, you'll benefit from our yoga-like flexibility. Our system can be integrated with your existing Student Portal. And if you have a request, we'll work with you. After all, you and your students deserve it!I can't believe I haven't signed up yet! Sign me up!
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Who is Kim?
This is Kim.
She manages the thousands of students who move in and out of school housing each year as well as a whole team of staff and maintenance. With so much turnover happening all at once, she knew organization was a definite must. By becoming an @Assist Education Partner, Kim's staff, maintenance workers and students now have a place where they can communicate and share. Kim's happy too as she can easily oversee and access records to ensure the student housing department is running efficiently and effectively.
What does Kim love about @Assist?
Every interaction is recorded and stored online should you, a student, staff or contractor need to review it at a later time.
@Assist's built-in messaging system is the perfect email replacement. Store all of your emails in one location and quickly browse and search through conversations you've had with students.
Students are able to send service requests through @Assist. You'll be able to assign a contractor from your preferred list. The contractor can login and add notes to keep everyone informed of the progress.
Set billables such as rent, parking or operational costs at the frequency you want, even if it's only one time. No more hounding students as they'll be reminded when they have an amount owing. Just set it and forget it!
Generate, export and print reports regarding your housing, leases, students and financials at the click of a button and they're ready to send to your accounting department or attend a meeting.
Emergency Service Requests
Give your students peace of mind by handling emergency requests instantly. They don't even need to login to @Assist, our system recognizes students from their phone number.
- Accountability: Every interaction is recorded and stored online should you, a resident, owner, staff, board member or contractor need to review it at a later time.
- Bank Accounts: Add and name each bank account, select a currency, enter your starting balance and date. Each transaction will automatically update your running account balance.
- Board Members: View and manage condominium board members and member specific documents. Use the messaging system to create two-way communication between you and the board.
- Contractors and Maintenance Workers: Upload your personal list of preferred contractors to have on file to assign instantly to service requests.
- Dashboard: See upcoming alerts, overdue accounts, service requests, unread emails, your account information in a personal productivity report.
- Digital Filing Cabinet: Digitize your properties, leases, service requests, residents, staff and finances. Everything is recorded and stored online and easy to search for in a pinch.
- Documents: Eliminate the wait and hassle of sending resident documents. Upload documents to an entire property or specific unit.
- Duplicate Service Requests: If you've done it once there's no need to do it again! Duplicate service and maintenance requests by simply clicking the "copy" button and the request creates itself.
- Easy-Breezy Reports: Generate, export and print reports regarding your properties, leases, residents and financials and they’re ready to send to your accountant, attend a board meeting or export to your accounting software.
- Easy Communication: @Assist's built-in messaging system is the perfect email replacement. Store all of your messages in one location and quickly browse and search through conversations you've had with owners, residents and board members.
- Electronic Notices: Save time and money by sending your notices electronically. Create or update a notice and send it via SMS or a voice recorded call. You can choose to send notices to an entire property or to a specific unit.
- Emergency Service Requests: Give your residents peace of mind by handling emergency requests instantly. They don't even need to login to @Assist, our system recognizes residents from their phone number.
- Free Communication Credits: Get 100 free SMS/voice notifications on account signup. Buy additional credits only when you need them!
- Free User Accounts: Add additional staff members for free and assign them access to just the properties they need to see. Your residents will also have their own free accounts with access to their specific unit.
- Go Paperless: Become more eco-friendly by storing documents and files online and reduce your paperwork.
- Instant Access: Start using @Assist immediately after signing up. Best of all it’s mobile-friendly so you can access your account anytime and anywhere.
- Lease Dates: Add leases to your property details to easily track lease start and end dates.
- Marketing: Use @Assist to market that your properties come with a valuable management system.
- Message Attachments: Attach photos and documents to messages while communicating with residents, board members and contractors.
- Multilingual: @Assist can be used in over 80 languages.
- Multiple Message Recipients: Send a message to multiple recipients at once to save time.
- Online Community: @Assist creates an online community between the real estate management company and/or manager, property owner, residents, board members and maintenance workers with 24/7 access to all parties.
- Overdue Accounts: View a list of overdue accounts so you can follow-up with residents who still owe money.
- Pay as you Grow: Grow with @Assist as you add new clients and properties, paying for just what you need.
- Payments: Track payment history and send reminders to residents when fees are due.
- Properties: View and manage all of your properties with one account. Update details, manage residents and review important property information.
- Property Admins: Add users with this special view-only access to a property. They cannot edit or make changes but can see all relevant information associated to the property. Perfect for clients!
- Property Photos: Upload multiple pictures of properties and units.
- Quick Search: Search easily and quickly using keywords, names or subject with our quick search feature.
- Quotes: Request quotes from multiple contractors before you assign one to a service request.
- Read Receipts: View when a message has been read and by who.
- Recurring Billables: Set billables such as rent, parking or operational costs at the frequency you want, even if it's only one time. No more hounding residents as they'll be reminded when they have an amount owing. Just set it and forget it!
- Resident Access: Get to know your residents. Each unit is given a free @Assist resident profile where they can update their details and contact information associated with their unit.
- Resident Relations: Build strong relationships from the start with @Assist so your new residents will feel instantly connected to you and their new home.
- Resident Statements: Residents can check their account balance and see a complete breakdown of their statements at any time. Incoming payments received will be applied to your finances and your bank account balance will be updated immediately.
- Service Requests: Owners and residents are able to send service requests through @Assist. You'll be able to assign a contractor from your preferred list. The contractor can login and add notes to keep everyone informed of the progress.
- Service Request Expenses: Add expenses from closed service requests and they'll automatically be updated in your financials.
- Simple Financials: Add bank accounts and enter income and expenses in multiple currencies. View bank account balances as well as a real-time view of company profitability and overdue accounts. Export and print financials easily for any period.
- Smooth Transition: Stop worrying about what will happen if your employee decides to leave, even if it’s just for vacation because with @Assist you’ll see up-to-the-moment details so you can pick-up where they left off for a smooth transition.
- Support: @Assist offers various methods of support to you and your online community.
Are you flexible if I have special requests?
Yes! Every school has different needs and wants that would make their job easier.
@Assist recognizes these differences and works hard to provide solutions that work specifically for you. @Assist partnerships are customizable so you get services and features that are best suited for you and your school. We strive to go beyond the standard industry demands to supply our clients with the best services, support and tools. Through years of experience and research we've discovered that the best way to service our clients is to get to know them.
So what are you waiting for? Becoming an @Assist Education Partner is easy!