How to define student engagement at your college

Identifying your institution’s own definition of student engagement is the first step in creating a strategy that will drive positive outcomes for your school and your students. Your definition will enable you to focus your time and budget on the priorities and tools that align with your unique student success objectives. 

Think of this quick, actionable resource as your handbook for building a unique definition of student engagement at your college or university.

Use Mainstay’s free guide to explore:

  • Your defining elements and essential building blocks of student engagement
  • The engagement challenges at your school — and how to address them head-on
  • Thought-provoking questions that will spark productive conversations with other leaders at your institution 

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Mainstay’s Engagement Platform uses Behavioral Intelligence to help schools and businesses build meaningful relationships, optimize insights, and drive action.

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