Student Housing

Speak the same language as digital-native students on a channel they identify with to increase your impact, reputation and popularity.

Become the Place to Live

Today’s students have been raised on digital devices and they are used to dynamic content. For more than 25 years, Captivate has been making it easy, efficient and cost-effective for property managers to more effectively engage with residents on their terms.

Captivate’s digital property management solution provides everything you need to reach students with curated content and property messages they will see and appreciate, elevating their experience for higher renewal and referral rates.


Displays & Hardware

No matter your environment, Captivate provides modern digital advertising display solutions to fit your building aesthetic and reach your residents in a contemporary way. We provide energy-efficient displays or publish content on your existing digital screens in lobbies, gyms, cafés and more.

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Large Format Digital Displays

High-impact digital screens modernize common areas, are sure to be seen and build community.

  • Perfect for high-traffic common areas where students can’t miss them
  • Energy-saving 43”, 50” or 55” HD digital screens that qualify for LEED certification
  • Adaptable placements and screen orientations to best fit your building aesthetic
  • ScreenCenter™ cloud-based Content Management System enables quick and easy publishing of your own content in real-time, such as notifications, event invitations and alerts
  • Client Content Window (CCW) is an always-on customer communication feature
  • Installation Options: Self-setup with Captivate | GO media player OR fully managed installation

Professionally Curated Content

Trust Captivate’s expert editorial staff to curate engaging content designed to peak residents’ interests and provide meaningful experiences. We leverage our 25 years of experience and network of 160+ publishing partners to deliver news, sports and entertainment programming they’ll love, including real-time transit data through Captivate | MOVE.

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Content Partners

Our programming includes content from more than 160+ trusted, recognizable partners students enjoy and likely follow.










Washington Post

Fodors Travel

Time Out

Programming Mix

We deliver a broad range of programming to suit a wide variety of preferences.

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Effortless Property Messages

In just minutes, you can create, publish and edit your own property messages straight from our ScreenCenter™ Content Management System, even from a mobile device. Use our templates to speed up the process even more.


Notifications & Reminders

Keep students in the know about property and facility information, post welcoming and encouraging messages, and make them aware of available amenities.

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Social Events

Build community and a sense of belonging by posting event and sign-up information they are sure to see, adding a scannable QR code to RSVP.



Ensure residents are safe, informed and aware during urgent situations, such as inclement weather, fire drills, evacuation instructions and security issues.

Custom Branding Solutions

Captivate helps you build your housing brand reputation by prominently placing your logo on screens with programming so students associate the great content amenity with your management.


Standard Branding

Place your logo above time and weather, the most viewed screen area, and select the desired background from seven pre-designed themes.


Deluxe Branding

Display your logo, address or vanity name with the option to design a custom background.

Why Choose Captivate?

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of Residents Enjoy Watching Captivate

Find Captivate Informative
Would Be Disappointed If Captivate Was Removed
Watch Captivate Every Time or Most Times

Let’s Create an Exceptional Experience Together

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