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By Alana Ripy in Student Conduct posted: Nov, 17th 2015

It’s On Us 2nd Annual Week of Action

Last week, colleges and universities across the country held and participated in events as a part of the White House’s second annual It’s On Us week of action. This initiative aims to shift the way we think about sexual assault, with a primary focus on college campuses. To kick off this year’s week of action, […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services posted: Nov, 5th 2015

Advances in Virtual Student Services

With the growing popularity of online classes, colleges and universities have begun taking a hard look at how they deliver their student services to their distance education population. If a student in Alaska is taking online courses from a school in Texas, that particular student cannot hop into the car and drive down to the […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services posted: Nov, 2nd 2015

Show Us Where You Job Search #CareersbySymp

Enter to win a free iPad It’s job searching season – Let’s make your search more exciting with a photo contest on social! We are launching a photo contest for all Careers by Symplicity users! Both students and alumni qualify. Just post a photo of your favorite location to search for jobs and tag #CareersbySymp […]


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By Alana Ripy in Student Conduct posted: Oct, 27th 2015

Webinar Recap: Title IX Series, Part III: Training the Campus: Requirements and Best Practices under TIX and Clery

For our third and final Title IX webinar, Laurel Pyke Malson and Rebecca Springer from Crowell & Moring presented on Training the Campus: Requirements and Best Practices under TIX and Clery. Watch the full recorded webinar here. Let’s remember that the real purpose of Title IX is to keep your campus safe. “Training the entire […]


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By Alana Ripy in Announcements posted: Oct, 26th 2015

2nd Annual National Symplicity 5k

Last Friday was our 2nd Annual National Symplicity 5k run. We had an awesome turnout with 133 Symployees participating—50 of our in-office staff and 83 of our remote staff. We received photos and videos from our remote runners from gorgeous locations all around the world. From D.C. to Seattle to India, we all took a […]


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By Alana Ripy in Announcements posted: Sep, 29th 2015

The New Ascend is Here!

We’re excited to start off the 2015-2016 school year with a brand-new interface and applicant experience for Ascend! Here is what our admissions partners at campuses everywhere can expect in this update: New Applicant Interface: The look and feel of Ascend is cleaner and easier to navigate–all while keeping the system packed with all the […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services posted: Sep, 23rd 2015

CSM Gets a Facelift, QR Codes for Resumes, and More

New CSM, new school year! We’re thrilled to release our fall 2015 CSM Update. Here’s what’s new… New Student User Interface: The time has finally come! Our brand-new, responsive student interface is here, and staff users can turn it off-and-on, so you can change at your own pace. Remember, this is just one phase towards […]


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By EduOutcomes in Student Conduct posted: Aug, 27th 2015

From Our Partners at eduOutcomes: Administering a Title IX Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey

According to data from the U.S. Department of Education, college campuses reported over 5,000 forcible sex offenses in 2013 – but a recent study shows that the actual number of offenses is estimated to be at least six times that number.
Rather than protect survivors and hold assailants accountable, colleges and universities are incentivized by the current federal laws to sweep cases under the rug. A recent survey of colleges and universities found that 41 percent of colleges have not conducted a single investigation of sexual violence on their campus in the past five years.


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services posted: Aug, 17th 2015

The Future of CSM

For those who were not able to attend last week’s Future of CSM webinar, here is a brief recap of what was discussed.


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By Victoria Chapa in Student Conduct posted: Aug, 7th 2015

Webinar Recap: Title IX Series, Part II: Managing the Grievance Process: Investigation, Resolution, and Remediation Best Practices

Last Wednesday we hosted part II of the Title IX Webinar Series, which aims to cover everything Title IX—from the basics to establishing workflows to creating best practices for your institution. If you missed it, you can watch on your own time here.


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