5 Awesome Responsive Web Design Examples of Universities

| May 27, 2013 | Reply

Since students are mobile, many universities are scrambling faster than any other vertical towards the use of a responsive web design.   Here are 5 Awesome Responsive Web Design Examples of Universities leading the responsive web design charge.

1.  Webster

Although the navigation menus is not responsive, this website organizes the page content very nicely for easy reading.   To compensate for the lack of a dynamic menu, it’s got a search feature instead.  The photo slider is smooth and overall this is a fluid and clean website that looks flawless on mobile devices.

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2.  Notre Dame

The change in the Notre Dame site is very similar to that of Harvard’s but on a smaller scale. With Notre Dame, it does keep the same attractiveness that you find with the full site, which makes it more entertaining and enjoyable to use.

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3.  Vermont

Vermont’s menu is fully collapsible and the responsive photo slider  makes using this site so convenient.   While the design is still appealing, it’s  more focused on convenience and usability over look and feel and design acumen.

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4.  Lancaster

Navigation is key for Lancaster with the use of a main top level page navigation and a quick links drop down system.  The slider is large and compact and works brilliant at grabbing your attention to draw you in.

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5.   Harvard

It’s no surprise that their switch has made big news. You’ve probably heard about it several times before, and visiting their site will tell you why its getting so much buzz.   Not only does the menu, slider and content re-size perfectly it also channels you into the to important parts of the site with the use of media rich content blocks.  One downfall is the the slider is not controllable, though.

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Do you know of any other worthy examples of Top universities that are now using responsive web design?  If so, share them with us below.  Also, don’t forget to please make suggestions for future articles, tell us what we did right, did wrong and whatever else you think we need to know.

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