Check out this article about Ohio University launching the OnCampusText platform on their campus. They got OVER 2,200 students signed up in the first two weeks!!!
Here is an article from Programming Magazine with some ideas on how to use Text Messages to communicate with students on your campus.
You can download the PDF here.Drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org as we are always happy to answer any questions you might have about communicating with your students via text.