Naviance: Coronavirus Update

Updated October 2020

We at Naviance by Hobsons are continuing to monitor the latest information regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Hobsons’ CEO Kate Cassino shares a personal message for Naviance clients, reflecting on the current state of education and how we are investing in our clients and Naviance to support students. Read Kate Cassino’s message here.

To support schools and districts through this unprecedented period, we have made many resources available to our Naviance clients.


Below are white papers, blogs, and articles with distance learning strategies and data to inform a path forward for educators.

White Papers

  • Five Ways to Ease Transitions for Students During COVID-19: In this white paper, we discuss five ways for educators to help ease the transition for students as they plan for the end of the school year, summer break, and their chosen postsecondary path.
  • 2020 Naviance Student Survey: Provides actionable insights regarding the pandemic’s impact on students’ college search and recommendations to admission leaders to support students throughout the recruitment process.


Articles and Press Coverage

On-Demand Webinars

Free Resources for Naviance Clients

The following free resources are available to ensure students can continue with and successfully complete their Naviance work online from any device. (NOTE: You need to be logged into Naviance to access the links below).

  • Naviance Resource Guide highlights the grade-level activities for your student to complete online, keeping them engaged in college and career planning activities even if they are not physically in the classroom.
  • Live Webinar Series allows you to learn from a Naviance expert about how to complete critical tasks with your students during the final months of the school year.
  • **NEW** Show Me How is a self-service instructional tour designed to help students quickly understand the College Planning features in Naviance Student and reduce the support required from school and district staff. Staff can use Demo Naviance Student to use the Show Me How feature.

Hobsons’ Business Operations

For the safety of our valued clients and our consulting and account management teams, we have suspended all travel for our staff for the foreseeable future. This decision will not impact our partnership with you or our service levels in any way. Our company has operating models and flexible infrastructure designed for onsite and remote client engagements. Naviance is built on resilient and mobile-responsive cloud-based technologies that scale to meet our clients’ increasing demand — both in school and anywhere students, parents, and administrators choose to access.

We will continue to monitor school news from around the country. We want to hear from you to understand how Naviance can best support you and your students during these unprecedented times. Our team stands ready to be of service.

Please feel free to contact your Naviance account manager or consultant with any questions. You can also get in touch with our team using this form.

Topics College and Career Readiness COVID-19

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