The Metaverse for the College Community 

Bringing community colleges and academic support together in one place

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The Digital Future is Here

The world has changed and virtual worlds offer a new way to help you solve higher education's legacy problems.

Onyx University is designed to give community colleges and innovative educators a place to engage with their learners through connection, support, and enrichment so we can all move forward together.

  • eLearning is here to stay

    These last few years have shown that online education is going to have a central place in the future of everyone's learning experience.

  • Online students are isolated

    Unfortunately, online education has left many students feeling isolated and the teachers who want to reach them have been unable to do so.

  • Virtual events are on the rise

    Classes, conferences, and everyday interaction can now be done in the exciting world of virtual environments, and it's time we start doing it right.

Why Onyx University

Foster Connection

Through avatar-based connection learners and teachers are able to feel comfortable connecting with each other over voice, text, and even video all in the same platform. 

Improve Access

Just by downloading our campus one time, all users are able to log in to our easy-to-use environment any time they want without worrying about getting confused.

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Lead Innovation

We make it so the best technologies aren't reserved only for Fortune 500 companies and other organizations with millions of dollars to spend on new initiatives.

The Metaverse Space Exclusively for Education

Onyx University is made by a team with real university classroom experience and a lifelong passion for online learning. We're focused on bringing the best to all students and educators.

FAQ

For Colleges

  • How secure is your platform?

    Our platform is built on the Virbela network, an enterprise-grade metaverse provider with the highest security and privacy standards. Rooms can be open access, be made private on the back end so only your users have access, or have a password so only those you give it to are able to get in. Educators and administrators can have added permissions for moderation and management as well.

  • How many students can log in at one time?

    We do not have user limits, our platform scales according to its use so whether you want to teach 10, 100, 1000, or more students, there's always room.

  • How long are your contracts?

    Our contracts with community colleges start at one semester and then can be secured for 1 or 2 years at a time.

  • Can we have our own building on campus?

    Absolutely. We offer full virtual buildings with multiple rooms and room types, as well as branding outside that's visible on the campus, inside of all individual rooms, and even with your own location on our campus map.

  • Do you charge fees for our students?

    No, we do not charge per-user fees. 

For Individuals

  • How secure is your platform?

    Our platform is built on the Virbela network, an enterprise-grade metaverse provider with the highest security and privacy standards. Rooms can be open access, be made private on the back end so only your users have access, or have a password so only those you give it to are able to get in. As a space owner, you'll have added permissions for moderation and management as well.

  • How often can I log in with my students?

    You can log in at any time, as often, and for as long as you want. The virtual spaces on campus are persistent, which means they are always ready for you - just like a room in the real world.

  • How long are your contracts?

    Our contracts with individual educators start at one month and then can be secured for quarterly or annual renewals.

  • Can I have my own space on campus?

    Absolutely. We offer spaces where you can have your own branding, colors, logos, images, and more throughout your virtual space. This branding can also be consistent across multiple rooms for teaching teams.

  • Do you charge fees for my students?

    No, we do not charge per-user fees.

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