R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) (NYSE: RRD), a provider of marketing and business communications, has introduced an integrated, comprehensive solution in response to COVID-19 for universities and colleges that ensures a safe, in-person return to school for students, faculty, and staff, the company said.
According to research from RNL, 78% of incoming college freshmen are concerned the impact of COVID-19 will not allow them to have a traditional new student experience. Additionally, 76% are concerned that attending college will increase the likelihood of contracting COVID-19.
To ease concerns and contribute to the health and safety of both students and staff, RRD has mobilized its expert resources to offer institutions of higher education a custom-built care package of solutions composed of:
Touchless communications — connecting digital interactions (e.g., payments, registrations, and ticketing) with labels and/or physical signage via Near-Field Communication (NFC) and/or QR-Code (QRC) technologies to accommodate demand for contactless engagement
Custom program support — from integrated email and direct mail campaigns to multichannel billing and payment systems
Signage and wayfinding — production and distribution of high-quality signage and customized graphics for all campus facilities and spaces
Wellness and safety materials — industry-standard safety materials (e.g., face shields, thermastrips, and customized experience kits) for students, visitors, and staff
RRD is a provider of multichannel business communications services and marketing solutions. With more than 50,000 clients and 36,400 employees across 29 countries, RRD offers the industry´s most comprehensive offering of solutions designed to help companies — from Main Street to Wall Street — optimize customer engagement and streamline business operations across the complete customer journey. For more information, visit the Company´s website at www.rrd.com.