Higher Ed Facebook Applications
This is a selection of Facebook applications related to higher education. If you have developed an application that could be added to this list, please email me at email@example.com so I can review it.
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Developed by (or on the behalf of) universities/colleges
Course application from the Open University (UK).
Plattsburgh Ultimate Challenge – Challenge targeted to prospective students of the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh
News, calendars and more
- Allegheny Athletics Headlines
News and happenings in the world of Allegheny College athletics and recreation.
- Butler University Basketball Tracker
Keep track of Butler Bulldogs through the whole season.
- Grant MacEwan College News
Official News Feed of Grant MacEwan College.
- University of Manitoba Homepage
Breaking news from the University of Manitoba.
- APU: Today’s Menu
Instant access to the current day’s menu for Azusa Pacific University dining venues.
- University of Florida Performing Arts
Find out about upcoming performances at the University of Florida Performing Arts
- Workshops at The University of Michigan Public Health Library and Informatics
Display the current week’s workshops at PHLI directly on profiles.
Create fun images of Chompers, the Allegheny College mascot.
Library catalog search and other tools
- Elmhurst College Library Catalog Search
Search for books within the library catalog. Developed by Kyle Jones who is sharing the application source code as a ZIP file with users.
- Alvernia Library Search
- Mississippi State University Library
- Penn State University Libraries Search
- Ryerson U Library
- U of A Libraries
- UIUC Library Search
- UM Library Search
Developed by third-parties (students, vendors, agencies, etc.)
Blackboard Sync developed by Blackboard Inc. – delivers course information and updates from Blackboard
- Husky Cam
Put a picture of the University of Washington webcam on profiles – automatically updated every 5 minutes.
- What’s happening UVM?
Keep the University of Vermont and surrounding community members informed about the many events — from lectures to plays — happening on campus.
- Language Exchange
Find the right language exchange partner according to the compatibility with your personal interests and your availability.
- #1 College
Vote for the most popular American College/University.
College selection process
- myFavSchools (Hobson)
- Gradzilla (US & World News Report)
- College Admissions
The most admissions data anywhere online. See where your friends are getting in. Show where you’ve applied in your profile. Find out your chances at hundreds of schools with the most advanced tool on the web.
- College Planner
Research and keep track of colleges of interest, and share them with friends.
- College: The Numbers
Kaplan teamed up with students at Stanford University Input your test scores and GPA and immediately see how you compare against other students applying to a college.
Track, share, and discuss your college application experience.
Help talk about colleges and universities with peers