It's essential to set the tone ๐ŸŽค for your classes starting on the first day of class. We're here to help you get started with confidence and ease.

STEP 1: Make sure you have created a course

STEP 2: Invite your students

There are two ways to invite your students to join a course.

  1. Via a CSV file following our template

  2. Via a Course code

Both of these can be found by following these steps:

Share the steps with your students

STEP 3: Determine participation points for the semester

We recommend attaching points to CampusKnot. Our instructors typically set 10%-15% of their semester grade towards participation. It's essential for students to clearly understand their responsibilities and learn which tools they should use during the semester.

To help you kick things off, we suggest starting small your first semester with two or three features that best resonate with your teaching style. Here are a few options to start your semester. First, the perfect trifecta (Attendance, Polls, and Feeds), or maybe, venture into feedback galore๐Ÿฆ„ (Feeds, Polls, and Poll Stacks [upcoming feature]). You decide!

STEP 4: Add CampusKnot to your syllabus.

Feel free to copy/paste this text, and modify it as you need. Please don't forget to change the bolded sections:

Hello Class! We will use CampusKnot ( for class participation this semester. Inside CampusKnot, you can engage in live conversations with your peers, send feedback on class material via polls, and earn points throughout the semester. You'll be responsible for:

  • Participating (# input the number) Feed posts per week

  • Answering (# input the number) Polls every week

  • Submitting attendance

The fee to use CampusKnot is $19.96 for the entire semester. However, you have a 7-day free trial. When creating an account, ensure you access CampusKnot through a web browser on your laptop, iPad, or tablet. In-app sign-ups and purchases are not allowed. Once you've created an account and chosen a subscription, you'll be able to use your mobile application. Don't forget you can submit responses to course questions, submit attendance, and ask for help using your Apple/Android smartphones and laptops.

Should you require assistance during the semester, don't hesitate to contact their Customer Support Team directly by email at

STEP 5: Add CampusKnot as a module to your LMS

STEP 6: Introduce CampusKnot on your first day of class

  • Option 1: Live and personalized Zoom session with one of our team members

  • Option 2: Share the following video with the course ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ


It's important to provide you with a tool that allows you to run lectures without giving up your teaching style. Don't forget; you have a team in us! Don't hesitate to contact your CampusKnot associate if you have questions or ideas you would like to try.

Here are a few ideas for you to try this semester:

Four icebreakers to get students talking the first week of class

Five activities to increase participation this semester using CampusKnot

The top guide to motivate Gen Z students in class using CampusKnot

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