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Category: Mobile

VCU Mobile has been updated

Over the past few days, a new version of VCU Mobile has been released for both Apple IOS and Android devices.    The primary change was that VCU Mobile now uses the mobile version of the VCU Events Calendar (events.vcu.edu) instead of the native app.   This not only provides more consistency and accuracy, but also provides […]

Nearly 25% of the myVCU portal visits are from phones and tablets

The trends in accessing VCU resources is clearly moving towards smartphones primarily and tablets.  In 2015, nearly 1/4 of the visits to the myVCU Portal was from a mobile (smartphone) device or a tablet.

Four new/updated applications

Introducing four new/updated applications: Filelocker, Course Match, VCU Mobile and Password Resets. Filelocker https://filelocker.vcu.edu Filelocker is replacing Filedrop.  In addition to allowing VCU folks to send up to 2GB files to recipients, Filelocker has many new features, including Allows non-VCU folks to be invited to send files to VCU recipients Does email look-ahead when entering […]

Impact of Mobile

The use of mobile devices to access VCU resources continues to grow at an ever increasing rate.    As you can see below, in the first 4 months of 2010, 1.1% of the myVCU sessions were from mobile (not including tablets) devices.   In the first 4 months of 2015, the number has exploded to […]

Five fold increase in myVCU mobile viewership

Looking that at the past four Augusts, there has been  a more than 5-fold increase in mobile viewership of the myVCU portal.   With the August 2014 upgrade to a responsive design framework, last month’s 150K+ mobile myVCU viewers were treated to a much better experience. Month      Mobile Viewers       Overall % Aug […]

Class schedule has been added to VCU Mobile

Yesterday 4,975 folks downloaded the newest version of VCU Mobile to their iOS device.   The newest version has two significant updates.  The first is that student’s  class schedule has been added to VCU Mobile.   This module shows the students their next class, accounting for University closings, with access to course information such as description, instructor […]

RAMRide is VCU Mobile’s newest module

RAMRide, which tracks the location of the buses on VCU’s 3 bus routes and gives estimated times as to when each bus will arrive at the various stops for each route, is now available on all versions of VCU Mobile.   For Android and mobile web users, the latest version includes an icon which  takes […]

New version of VCU Mobile for Blackberries

Version 4 of VCU Mobile for Blackberries was released earlier this week.   It is available for both touch and non-touch versions of the Blackberry.   It includes the newest module, Training, which allows VCU students, faculty and staff to sign up for the 1,000 plus non-credit courses offered by over 20 VCU departments.

VCU Mobile now includes VCU Training

The newest version of VCU Mobile has been released for both IOS and Android Devices.  The mobile web and Blackberry versions will be coming soon. This version includes a new module called “Training” which allows VCU folks to search and register for non-credit courses offered by more than 20 different areas of the University.

VCU Training has gone mobile

The VCU Training application (training.vcu.edu) has gone mobile. You can now use any mobile device to access VCU Training to see upcoming classes, register for a class or see which classes you have previously register for.  As you are strolling around campus or waiting for your next appointment, why not visit VCU Training from your […]