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Serving Small- and Mid-Sized Schools Since 1986

Your Higher-Education Student Management Partner

Campus Cafe Software is a 100% privately held, family-owned business. Our software team has an average tenure of more than 10 years and has a deep understanding of the unique challenges facing schools like yours.  

With a special focus on career, trade, vocational and technical schools, as well as non-profit, for-profit, and start-up institutions, the data you need is easily accessible at an affordable price point in one fully integrated platform.

Why Campus Cafe Software

We aim to give you peace of mind and help your school manage operations smoothly. We take the stress out of implementing a new student information system by delivering personalized service and training. 

No two schools are alike, so we take a hands-on approach to every implementation project. We use a variety of channels to communicate software and service offering updates so your student information system operates optimally and efficiently for students, staff and administrators. 

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Serving Higher Education

Campus Cafe Software was founded in 1986 with a belief that there was a better, easier way for schools to harness the insights of their student data. Our staff are experts in data management and play an active role in every client relationship.

25% Year-Over-Year Growth

Our rapid growth can be attributed to our customer-service focus and start-up mentality. We take a hands-on approach to training and never leave you waiting for answers or help.

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A Single Source of Truth

Your team will always have secure access to the cloud-based system from anywhere, with everything stored in one centralized location. It requires no additional IT staff, resources, technical expertise or hardware.

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U.S. Developers

Our entire team is U.S.-based, which allows us to get to the heart of any problem quickly. You won’t deal with a large, bureaucratic organization that makes you wait hours or days for help to your most pressing problems.

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Single-Owner Company

With no debt or outside financing, we are financially stable, profitable and we aim to have a majority of our new business come from word-of-mouth referrals

A Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Our software development philosophy is to nurture long-term employee loyalty so the product knowledge of our engineers is comprehensive, built up over a decade of work.

We pride ourselves on quick turnaround for new product features, fewer bugs with each new software release and make strong investments in product development using customer feedback.

Monthly Software Updates Keep Your System Running Optimally

Customer Service Focus

Our dedication to customer service sets us apart. We encompass the best aspects of a small startup company with the stability of a long-running organization. What’s more, our team knows exactly where you’re coming from. Most have held long-term roles in higher education for smaller schools serving as registrars, and working in financial aid and admissions roles.

Every member of the software development team serves a dual role as an application programmer and customer support representative, so client issues are handled by the most knowledgeable employees.

Our product is available as a cloud-based application, which means you don’t need to build and maintain an expensive and complex IT infrastructure to support it. We host from a world-class enterprise data center with maximum security, availability and scalability.

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“I love using my prior experience in Registration, Admissions and Financial Aid combined with my passion for technology and software to help schools upgrade their operations.”

Robert – Customer Support Team

Meet the Customer Support Team

Our customer service employees are U.S.-based and have extensive experience working in higher-education operations roles, allowing us to provide the responsive and reliable service you deserve.

We hire team members who have practical experience working at small to mid-sized schools so they understand your daily challenges.

Every Member of the Customer Support Team Has Experience in Higher Education

Customer Support

Robert | 11 years

Registrar | Financial Aid | Dir Enrollment ​

“I love using my prior experience in Registration, Admissions and Financial Aid combined with my passion for technology and software to help schools upgrade their operations.”

Customer Support

Nate | 15 years

Registrar | Academic Advisor | Housing

“While working as a Registrar at a small school with a much larger SIS provider, I saw the challenges and limitations firsthand which is why I came to Campus Cafe to help solve those challenges for smaller schools.”

Customer Support

Sarah | 12 years

Registrar | Info Security Analyst

“Each customer uses Campus Cafe differently and I enjoy utilizing my prior experience as a Registrar and in IT to get the most out of the system for our customers.”

Implementation

Beth | 7 years

Registrar | Dept Director

“I enjoy configuring Campus Cafe for customers and seeing their excitement knowing their life is going to be a lot easier.”

Implementation

Dave | 7 years

Admissions Director

“I’ve worked at schools ranging from 2 Campuses to 137 Campuses and love how my contributions at Campus Cafe have a significant impact on improving our client’s operational efficiency.”

Customer Support

Janine | 30 years

Bursar | Finance | at Campus Cafe

“Working at Campus Cafe for 25 years I enjoy being involved in all aspects of our client’s operations and supporting them with registration, billing, and data management.  nd love how my contributions at Campus Cafe have a significant impact on improving our client’s operational efficiency.”

Modern SaaS Infrastructure

Campus Cafe Software utilizes Java’s design and deployment, which is lightweight and modular, so that implementation is shorter and upgrades happen in minutes. Java’s object-oriented technology allows for our software to be platform-independent, which ultimately translates into a lower cost for you.

Our product is available as a cloud-based application, which means you don’t need to build and maintain an expensive and complex IT infrastructure to support it. We host from a world-class enterprise data center with maximum security, availability and scalability.

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