Jacksonville University Selects Unifyed’s Suite of Products to Revamp and Modernize Their Entire Campus

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 13, 2021 - Chicago, IL - Unifyed, the only AI-first, microservices-based, cloud-native student information system provider, today announced that Jacksonville University has selected Unifyed as their SIS ERP partner. As part of this partnership Unifyed will be assisting Jacksonville University in replacing and transforming multiple complex software systems to improve the overall user experience for students, faculty and staff; modernize integration to eliminate manual labor and provide real-time synchronization of data; provide a true single sign-on environment with account provisioning and multi-factor authentication; utilize AI to improve the student experience, and replace old systems used to manage the recruiting, application processing, and student records as well as other administrative applications.

    After evaluating multiple Student Information System (SIS), HR and Finance Systems, analyzing products, costs, implementation timeframes and design, Jacksonville University selected Unifyed to deliver a comprehensive state-of-the-art overall solution.

    Unifyed’s cloud-based software products and integration layer were developed using a modern micro-services approach to facilitate the use of multiple programming and diverse databases. The project will include the following Unifyed Student Products and Integrated Products:
    • Verify – Identity Management, Role-Based Access Control, Single Sign-on, Multi-Factor Authentication and Password Reset
    • Engage – Campus-Wide Portal with Role-Based Support, Plus Mobile App
    • Admit – Recruiting and Application Processing Including CRM and Workflow
    • Student Information System (SIS) - Developed in partnership with Columbia University to provide a modern, affordable, and easy-to-manage SIS for the higher education community
    • Yoda – AI-base Chatbot
    • Integrate – A Technology Layer for fast and easy Real-time Integration Between Applications
    • Report – A Powerful Ad-Hoc Reporting Tool Coupled with AWS Elastic Search
    • Financial Aid
    • Human Resource & Payroll
    • Finance

    The overall Unifyed solution greatly improves Jacksonville’s technology by adding automation and control across the entire student lifecycle - including: Admissions, Academics, Financial Aid, Student Records & Billing, Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Reporting & Analytics.

    “The Jacksonville University community is excited about our new partnership with Unifyed. This opportunity to work with a leader in the development of modern-day ERP and SIS technology architecture is critical for us as we reimagine the way we conduct the day-to-day business of our university,” said Jacksonville University CIO, Dominic Vento.

    “We are excited and honored to partner with Jacksonville University as they embrace our advanced technology infrastructure that is focused on enhancing the student experience with a streamlined, modern and cloud native Student Information System said Unifyed President, Sam Burgio. “We praise JU’s effort to adopt emerging technology to support their goal of providing successful careers and lives of their students and are enthusiastic to be their partner in this endeavor.”

    To learn more about Unifyed’s products and solutions, please contact kate_wilson ( @ ) unifyed dot com dot

    About Jacksonville University
    Jacksonville University (JU) is a private university in Jacksonville, Florida. The school was founded in 1934 as a two-year college and was known as Jacksonville Junior College until September 5, 1956, when it shifted focus to building four-year university degree programs and later graduated its first four-year degree candidates as Jacksonville University in June 1959. It is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). JU's student body currently represents more than 40 U.S. states and approximately 45 countries around the world. As a Division I university, it is home to 18 sports teams, known as the JU Dolphins, as well as intramural sports and clubs. Among the top majors declared by JU students are aviation management, biology, nursing, business, and marine science.

    About Unifyed
    Unifyed™ is the only AI-first, microservices-based, cloud-native student information system provider and serves over 750 colleges and universities in seven countries. Unifyed is a beautiful and easy-to-use solution designed with an AI-first approach to increasing student engagement and international enrollment. Developed by Columbia University in partnership with the higher education community, our solution is both affordable and flexible to meet the needs of traditional and non-traditional institutions alike.

    For more information on the Unifyed & Columbia University venture, read Campus Technology’s article “Columbia SIS Replacement Project Gains Pickup“.

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