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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 '11           50,1 . . .

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 descri . . .

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 you to the mobile web version of RAMRide.   For iOS us . . .

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 mobile device to see . . .

Are you ready for mobile customers? »

At the last Web Users Group, it was mentioned that mobile requirements and testing would be coming by the summer.  It is our hope that as folks begin redesigning their web sites that they think mobile-first and build their sites to work as well for their mobile customers as they do for their traditional desktop/laptop browser customers. Over the pas . . .

VCU Mobile (iOS) has 17 modules »

The newest version of  VCU Mobile for iOS devices now has 17 modules with the addition of four new modules, namely Dining, Ask VCU, Alumni, and Give Now. Dining - Get menus, Meal Exchange options, hours of operation and more for your favorite VCU Dining Services locations. AskVCU - Got a question? Simply type your question and click Ask or browse . . .

VCU Mobile Android version gets a major update »

Last night, the newest Android version of VCU Mobile was released. Three new modules were added and one was fixed. First, the Learn module, which was not allowing access to Blackboard, has now been corrected. Second, the following modules were added to the Android version of VCU Mobile: Events [access to VCU Events Calendar], Images [access to VC . . .

Accessing Blackboard from VCU Mobile »

Recent back-end system changes caused the launching of the Learn module from within VCU Mobile to no longer work. This weekend an update to the iOS version of VCU Mobile was released that fixed the issue. So far, over 1,500 VCU Mobile customers have the updated version. We expect an update for the Android version to be released very soon. Update: . . .

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