Today’s Biggest Challenges With Managing Off-Campus Student Housing (and How to Overcome Them)

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Wrangling students by day and party animals by night can make any off-campus property manager feel more like a zookeeper than a real estate professional. And all cat-herding aside, you need to keep a strong focus on building a healthy community while keeping an operations-oriented perspective. The nonstop balancing act is something every property manager tries to master — and … Read More

Deliver an Unmatched Student Experience with an Updated Package Management System

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Back to school is right around the corner, and thousands of coming-of-age students are about to flock to college campuses around the country to learn to become responsible adults. As a leader of one of the most complex ecosystems in the modern world — the dorms — you’re expected to be an educator, director, counselor, designer, strategist, and architect. When … Read More

Success Story: University of Nevada Las Vegas

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When’s the last time you were able to give your student workers an immediate raise? That’s exactly what happened at the University of Nevada Las Vegas after they installed Smiota’s package delivery system in their residence halls. Streamlining their package management system doesn’t just save UNLV money. It saves their residence hall staff time, too, so they can focus on … Read More

Student Housing Upgrades Guaranteed to Impress (Without Breaking the Bank)

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Your incoming freshmen might be dreaming of living in luxury. But unless you have a bottomless pocketbook, chances are installing a swimming pool in the courtyard or supplying Tempur-Pedic mattresses for all isn’t high on the priority list. Room and board can cost students upwards of $9,000 per year at a public university. And often the amenities just don’t match … Read More

Why Choose Smiota Package Management System?

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Smiota's Package Management Solution

So, you’ve decided to automate the package management process at your building. Excellent decision — your staff and your residents will thank you for it! Package management systems are relatively new, so there aren’t a large number of options, but there are a few. Here, we identify some of the features (and red flags) to look for when assessing package … Read More

UNLV Student Residence Halls Integrates Smiota’s Package Lockers

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UNLV has chosen Smiota to manage thousands of packages received by student residence halls. Smiota, a leading provider of cloud based package management solutions is the first to offer a fully integrated Mailroom app with Smiota PoD smart lockers to efficiently receive thousands of packages daily. Smiota PoD smart lockers offer students 24×7 convenience and secure access to their packages.While … Read More