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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 . . .

New version of VCU Mobile for Android devices »

The newest version of VCU Mobile for Android devices is now available at the Android Marketplace.   This version includes 4 new modules (Dining, Ask VCU, Alumni & Give Now) as well as one update module (Library). . . .

Employee Tab added to myVCU portal »

An Employee Tab has been added to the myVCU portal.   In the initial release, the tab contains three gadgets, Leave Balances, Pay Stubs and Holiday Schedule.   The Leave Balances and Pay Stubs gadgets pull the data directly from Banner while the Holiday Schedule pulls the data directly from the Human Resources web site. A couple of new features are . . .

Upcoming Central Authentication Service (CAS) Redesign »

The page you're used to seeing when you log in to many VCU websites is about to change. On Tuesday, January 25, Technology Services will unveil the newly redesigned VCU Central Authentication Service. It was redesigned to better match the overall VCU look and feel. As an added benefit, this new version should be much easier to use on mobile devices. We . . .

Look up courses from the myVCU Portal »

A new gadget, Course Information, was added to the myVCU Portal today.   The gadget allows you to search for VCU Courses by Semester, School & Subject or by Keyword.   Like the Course module in VCU Mobile, the Course Information module displays the current course enrollment which is updated every 10 minutes.In the Standard Portal, the . . .

VCU Student Email in myVCU »

A new gadget has been added to the myVCU portal that allows students to see a preview of their unread email messages. The subject and part of the message body is shown, along with links to the VCU Gmail (myVCUmail) website.  Only unread messages contained in a user's inbox are shown.  All other messages can be accessed on the email websit . . .

New myVCU portal statistics »

For the 1 month period from Aug 17th to Sep 16th, there were 1.25 million logins for the new myVCU portal which represents an average of 40,218 logins per day.   The single highest day of 74,531 occurred on Aug 20th, the first day of class. . . .

National Student Clearinghouse Enrollment Verification is working again »

The National Student Clearinghouse Enrollment Verification is working again.   The issues that prevented the single sign-on process have been resolved.  To verify your enrollment, log into the new myVCU portal and click the Enrollment Verification link located in the Resources gadget. . . .

The new myVCU Portal is now live. »

In 2004, we introduced the first myVCU Portal to the University. On August 6, 2009, we updated to a new myVCU Portal. While much is the same, there are some significant differences and enhancements, including: The myVCU Portal now consists of two portals: Standard and Custom The tabs are now the same for all members of the VCU community Many of . . .

myVCU Portal response time improves »

With the beginning of the Fall semester, the portal usage increased significantly. With that, a bug in the Oracle code was exposed that caused a significant delay (up to 15 seconds) during the login process. Last week the problem was reported to Oracle. Today, Hugh contacted Oracle again and this time got a different engineer to look at the problem. . . .

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