All-in-one collaboration for educators

Manage courses and research in one platform

Why Rock?

Open collaboration channels with anyone

Feature packed

Merge day-to-day communications by combining a chat and tasks in one place.

Open Collaboration

Invite anyone in and outside of your organization with unlimited invites and spaces.

Affordable pricing

Apply for a lifetime free PRO upgrade or upgrade to TEAMS without breaking the bank.

What others have to say

Educators worldwide are already using Rock

I was very excited when I found Rock. It felt like a platform that matches exactly what I need. Rock is very intuitive and allows you to manage everything in one place. Besides being simple to use it also has a very generous free version.

Dylan Cromhout
Lecturer @Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Features

Organize and manage your research and courses in one place

Instantly collaborate with other researches or set up a contact channel for students with Quick Connect.

Share files and folders from Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and other cloud storage providers in every space.

Share messages with other researchers or students without limits. Rock operates with no messaging or search limits.

Keep research deadlines or assignment and exam dates visualized on a calendar so everyone is up to date.

Document conversations in topics for less noise, better organization and easier access to important information.

Manage time sensitive work such as content calendars or client deliverables with calendar view in the Tasks mini-app.

Instantly collaborate with other researches or set up a contact channel for students with Quick Connect.

Share files and folders from Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and other cloud storage providers in every space.

Share messages with other researchers or students without limits. Rock operates with no messaging or search limits.

Keep research deadlines or assignment and exam dates visualized on a calendar so everyone is up to date.

Document conversations in topics for less noise, better organization and easier access to important information.

Manage time sensitive work such as content calendars or client deliverables with calendar view in the Tasks mini-app.

Use cases

Seamless support for the virtual classroom.

Course Communication

Create a workspace where everyone can communicate and access course resources.

Lesson Planning

Manage your upcoming course with teaching assistants with an internal communications space.

Team Assignments

Encourage students to collaborate and quickly set up new work groups with unlimited spaces

E-Learning

Run your online course by creating spaces for different lessons and setting everything up for asynchronous work.

Research Projects

Access and provide feedback on new content with everything stored in one space.

Institutional Operations

Run internal faculty communications and administration from a single place with messaging and tasks for everyone.

Step-by-Step

Set up a new academic project within seconds

Step 1

Set up a workspace

Combine multiple activities in a single workspace to streamline communications

Step 2

Add multiple spaces

Select which spaces you will need in your workspace to communicate across the project.

Step 3

Invite others

Invite teaching assistants, fellow researchers or your students to the workspace with links or email invites.

Step 4

Access cloud files

Add course information, research insights or other relevant information to individual spaces.

Step 5

Configure collaboration

Get together and define how you want to use the tasks, notes, files, topics and chat in one place.

A dedicated discount for educators

Students and educators are eligible for a lifetime free PRO account. Share your information for consideration below.

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Our users love us

Rock takes away all the friction so you can instantly set up a collaboration space with anyone.

Questions & answers

Can I use Rock at any educational level?

Our terms and services require users to be at least 16 years old. This makes Rock suitable for higher education, e-learning, language courses, and extracurricular activities given that the age requirement is met.

Is Rock easy to use for students?

We built Rock to provide intuitive all-in-one messaging. Students can use the platform just for messages or incorporate tasks, notes, topics and files if the workflow requires it.

Can I work with people outside of my educational domain on Rock?

Sure! Share your quick connect or space invite link with fellow researchers, or start other cross-institutional projects without facing paywalls or collaboration blocks.

Can I limit students from editing tasks & notes?

Invite students as guests to limit their activities within your spaces. Guests can only message and leave comments under tasks, notes and topics.

Who can make use of PRO features?

All users within a PRO space have access to the paid features. Supercharge your productivity by making use of the educational discount. Apply here!

Why should I choose Rock for my classroom?

Rock is an all-in-one solution that makes it easy to collaborate with students, your team and external researchers if needed. Messaging plus tasks allows you to do so much more in your shared spaces.

Is Rock HIPAA compliant?

No. Rock is currently not yet HIPAA compliant. If you’re an institution that requires HIPAA compliance please reach out to support@rock.so so we can document your request and update you once available.

Is Rock GDPR compliant?

Rock is fully GDPR compliant, so you do not need to worry about your data. You can always check our security and privacy pages for more information regarding how we store your information.