What is Urban Campus?

Urban Campus is an AMA Series on UrbanAMA, a FREE iPhone app.

AMAs are hosted by professors, Deans, admissions offices and current students from college campuses to to get a sense of life on various campuses and specific things they may want to focus on to target being a future student.


Frequently Asked Questions

How to get involved?

If you are a student and want to know when AMAs occur, please register here and download the app on the app store.

If you are from a college campus and want to schedule an AMA, please do so by providing the information below.



Hosting Guide

Urban Campus

Schedule AMA

Schedule AMA

Recent AMAs


Prof. George Tynan, Associate Dean, Jacobs College of Eng

Lauren Berger, CEO, Intern Queen, Getting Ready For Careers

AMA by Dean of Students, Boston University

Orange you wondering about life at Newhouse

Diversity initiatives at Virginia Tech, AMA

Dean, School of Professional Development at Stonybrook University

FAQ


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Urban Campus AMAs are completely FREE for colleges and for students.
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Please visit our AMA Calendar for upcoming AMAs.
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UrbanAMA is integrated with Twitter and Snapchat, thereby reaching broad audiences in high school and colleges.
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Deans of students, Deans and professors of various disciplines, admissions offices, ombudspersons, diversity and inclusion champions, Greek house leaders, current students of various majors, minorities and more.
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It is entirely hosted through an iPhone (or iPad) and hence done from anywhere! If you scheduled your AMA with us, it will be opened for questions many hours before your AMA. Just install the UrbanAMA app, login with Twitter and start responding to questions during your scheduled time!
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A good AMA can be hosted in 30 minutes. Typically, people answer 15-20 questions in 30 minutes.
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We promote all AMAs over Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. We ask that the hosts share it on their social channels as well.
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Final AMA videos are available when the AMA expires (24 hours after scheduled time). We will send you an email with the link to the YouTube video.
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Unlike FB Live, UrbanAMA is asynchronous in nature. So, it brings flexibility of participation based on individual schedules. Community can upvote/downvote questions. Further, the host has the chance to review questions and also review responses before posting!
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Yes! Since UrbanAMA reaches broad audiences over Twitter and Snapchat, it is very much applicable for prospective and current graduate students as well!
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All questions are available for everyone to see on the app as soon as they are posted. As a host, you can review all available questions before getting started on responses. Further, you can also review your response before posting.
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Yes, it is totally up to you to pick and choose the questions you want to answer. The app will present the top upvoted questions to you on camera.
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Since UrbanAMA content is easily shared over Twitter and Snapchat, our audiences are very broad, depending on the host and the topic. We will share the final AMA video with you for further propagation on any channels as you see fit.
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Please write to campus-ama@thesilverlabs.com for more information.

Hosting Guide


To schedule an AMA, please submit the information above and we'll contact you. Here are some steps to host your AMA:

  • A few days prior to your AMA, please share your upcoming AMA with your audiences on any appropriate social channels and email lists.
  • Get the app here
  • Login to UrbanAMA with Twitter (Twitter login is recommended for hosting, but if you don't want to use Twitter, please feel free to login with iCloud).
  • If you've scheduled an AMA earlier, you should see posts that have been added to your AMA at your scheduled time.
  • On the app, you will see your AMA at the top of the Feed.
  • Just tap on 'Respond' and record a video response. All videos are up to 40 seconds long on UrbanAMA! Repeat this until you've responded to the posts you wish to respond to!
  • That's it! Don't forget to enjoy the AMA!

Let's Get In Touch!


Ready for UrbanAMA? Write to us to get going!