AroundCampus 2.0 Arrives on Campus

Fall 2014 (Chapel Hill, NC) – The AroundCampus Group (AC), a nationwide college-based marketing company, announced today the launch of AroundCampus 2.0, the highly anticipated update to the mobile app connecting local businesses with over 200 college communities throughout the country.

AroundCampus 2.0 better bridges campus and community, providing a tool for students, staff, faculty, prospective students and visitors to familiarize themselves with the local business community surrounding an individual college campus. The app features coupon deals, polls, GPS directions, and detailed business profiles to create a comprehensive guide which encourages interaction and exploration.

“We are so proud and excited to present AroundCampus 2.0 to college campuses across the country,” said John O’Brien, president of The AroundCampus Group. “With thousands of new businesses signed on for the 2014-2015 school year, re-launching the app offers users a more detailed experience which provides opportunities never before given to college communities.”

Business Profiles, the main feature on AroundCampus 2.0, provide users with an in-depth look into each local business. Profiles will include logos, company descriptions, coupon offers, contact information and hours of operation. All information is easily searched using keywords and quick links provided on the app.

Long standing customer Huey’s located in Memphis, Tennessee famous for their mouthwatering burgers had this to say about their relationship with The AroundCampus Group. “Huey’s enjoys the cross-platform benefits of advertising with AroundCampus, which allows us to provide multiple messages to users. We use our print advertising to provide students and staff easier access to view our full takeout menu. The mobile and digital platforms offer us extra accessibility to users, as well as flexibility of changing our brand messaging whenever we choose.”

For access to AroundCampus near your college town, download the free app on iTunes or the Google Play Store. The AroundCampus website has many of the same great features to easily find the information you are looking for.

If you are interested in having your business featured on AroundCampus, please contact our sales team at 800-743-5556 or email

About The AroundCampus Group:

Established in Chapel Hill, NC in 1974 as University Directories, LLC (UD), the company has been working in the college market for 40 years. Over the past four decades, UD has expanded its presence to over 200 campuses – establishing itself as a leader in college marketing. In 2013, with a nod to the past and eyes set toward the future, University Directories became The AroundCampus Group. Today, The AroundCampus Group is one of the nation’s most established college media and marketing companies.