Features

Run your entire college efficiently

Populi handles everything from academics to donations, admissions to financial aid, people to reporting, and a lot more. It all works together—right out of the box—so your school can focus on its students.

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Populi For Everyone

Recruit

Field inquiries, meet new leads, and introduce them to your college.

CRM

Get information, answer questions, and follow up with inquiries by text, email, or print. Dashboards, task lists, and simple reports keep your team focused on promising leads.

Inquiry Forms

Accept inquiries from your website or social media and follow up using a web interface. Customizable CSS to match your site.

Automations

Customizable triggers so that, say, a change in status triggers an email or specified communication plan.

Pipeline Reporting

See exactly where your leads are at and help them advance. Study your pipeline to improve your process.

SMS, Email & Print

Send personal or bulk SMS, emails or letters and connect with your leads however they prefer.

Admit

Help your students begin their journey with a user-friendly online application.

Online & Mobile Applications

Easy to design and implement. Applicants can stop and continue anytime. Monitor progress and encourage completion from any device.

Application Fees

Integrated application fees allow applicants to pay prior to starting or as the final step when they are ready to submit.

Reporting

Customizeable and save-able reports so that your can keep your team focused on the task at hand.

References

Request and receive applicant references securely. 100% online..

In-App Question & Answer

Applicants can submit questions directly from the application and your team can use in-app messaging to follow up.

Teach

Engage your students in the classroom, and beyond.

LMS

Full-featured Learning Management System integrated with SIS so you don’t have to worry about syncing enrollment and grades.

Proctoring & plagiarism checker

Help students stay responsible with verified proctoring for online tests and plagiarism checks for all kinds of assignments.

Video conferencing

Stream live video lectures with Zoom and BigBlueButton and save recordings to the cloud for students to access at any time.

Online tests & discussion

Build, administer, and grade tests and quizzes. Save hours of busywork with automated grading for tests and discussions.

Assignment submission

Students get secure electronic assignment submission. Faculty get an integrated interface for grading, rubrics, and feedback.

File management & video hosting

Upload files, video, and audio and use them in assignments, lessons, tests, and discussions. Content streaming is optimized for students' devices and locations.

Administer

Everything in its right place. Available to the right people. Anytime.

Student Information System

Unified student profile across entire platform, for the entire student life-cycle. Never worry about sharing data again.

Transcripts & Degree audit

As students take courses, Populi builds transcripts automatically. You and your students see exactly what they've taken and what remains to complete their degrees.

IPEDS reporting

Create any kind of custom report you want. Standard reports like IPEDS? We built those in for you.

Online registration

Prerequisites, co-requisites, scheduling, and more. Powerful features make online registration a breeze.

Advising

Run what-if scenarios to see how different courses will impact degree completion. Customizeable flags identify struggling students so you can help them get back on track.

Aid

Package, disburse, and report on financial aid without an expensive third-party servicer.

Fully-integrated aid processing

Process financial aid without using EdConnect or a bolt-on solution. Connect directly to DoED from a user-friendly interface.

Connect to SAIG Mailbox & adjust COD

Download documents from your SAIG mailbox, sync awards to COD and resolve responses.

SAP Reporting

Track Satisfactory Academic Progress and flag students that are in danger of losing aid eligibility.

Import ISIRs & process aid applications

Information from the FAFSA feeds directly into profiles and aid applications. Review error codes, aid counselings, and MPNs.

Package aid offers & batch disbursements

Schedule disbursements using preset timetables. Built-in Pell tables and aid origination fees. Disburse awards in batches and mark them released in COD.

Integrate with a third party

Still need to use a third party? The financial aid API lets you connect with servicers so you can pull disbursed awards into student accounts.

Account

Automated student billing that is clear, so that your students know exactly what is due.

Payment plans, recurring & mobile payments

Make it easy to pay by offering payment plans, payments from any device, or with opt-in recurring payments automatically drafted.

Enrollment Agreements

Design enrollment agreements that trigger based on student registration. Require signatures before students continue.

Exports for accounting software

Reconcile for a period and lock transactions. Run summary entries for accounting software or run exports.

Tuition and fee management

Tuition schedules trigger based on registraion. Fee rules trigger based on preset conditions. Invoice in bulk or individually.

Aging report

Keep tabs on receivables with a built in aging report that tracks invoices that are 30-60-90-120-121+ days overdue.

Advance

Build relationships with your supporters and work together to serve the next generation of students.

Donor CRM

Keep notes, schedule calls and follow up on to-dos on donor profiles. View annual giving and print individual and annual giving statements.

Online & mobile donations

Make it easy for your supporters to donate wherever they are, from any device. Custom donation pages can be embedded on any site. Let your donors set up recurring monthly gifts via credit card or electronic check.

Bulk Communications: SMS, Email & Print

Maintain regular contact with your supporters using all channels. Mail merge letters and print envelopes.

Campaign management

Set goals and create donation pages for specific fundraising projects. Create appeals and track their effectiveness. Accept any currency and record gifts-in-kind.

Alumni relationships

Continue the relationship even after students graduate. Alumni can update their contact info and provide info on current employment.

Connect with your school’s essential tools.

Integrate with your school’s systems with a powerful API, webhooks, SSO, and numerous integrations.

  • Web API
  • LTI
  • Web Hooks
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