PhilaU Mobile App 3.0 Now Available

Philadelphia University has released version 3.0 of PhilaU Mobile, its smartphone app for iPhone, Android and Mobile Web.

Chicken Finger Thursday just got better!

This latest version includes such new options as a DINING module that allows users to order from the Common Thread Express. Need funds on your campus card to place the order? Simply click on the CARD icon within the app to add funds to your account.

LAUNDRY is another new feature that provides an easy way to check for open laundry machines on campus.

PhilaU Mobile 3.0 also provides access to Blackboard’s LEARN app and a link to TAPESTRY: Philadelphia University’s Textile Heritage Online, a mobile site that catalogs thousands of historic fabric swatches from Philadelphia University’s vast textile collection.

In all, PhilaU Mobile 3.0 includes 19 convenient modules that offer users on-the-go access to Philadelphia University resources and services. They include:

Athletics: Check news, schedules and scores for all of your favorite PhilaU teams.

Alert Info: Find out what to do in an emergency. Includes weather advisory information.

Card: Add funds to your campus card to buy meals, make photocopies, purchase books, supplies and more.

Comp Labs: Find open computer workstations on campus.

Courses: Browse and search the course catalog. View class times, locations and instructor names.

Dining: Order food from Common Thread Express.

Directory: Search the public directory for faculty and staff. Send email, place a call and save contact information to your phone’s address book.

Events: Find out what’s happening at Philadelphia University. Whether you need to refer to the academic calendar or browse student activities, detailed event information is available and can be saved to your personal calendar.

Images: Search, browse, download and share photos from Philadelphia University collections.

Laundry: Find available washing machines on campus.

Learn: Access Blackboard Learn.

Library: Search the library catalog, find location of items in the stacks or contact a reference librarian.

Map: Explore campus with a convenient GPS locator.

News: Get the latest headlines from PhilaU Today.

Security: Emergency telephone numbers are at your fingertips.

Tapestry: Browse thousands of swatches online from the University’s historic textile collection.

Transit: View Ram Van shuttle routes and locations in real time.

Videos: Watch video from an extensive library of student work, industry partnerships, athletics competitions, and other student, faculty and alumni events.

Web: Get quick and convenient access to the mobile-friendly responsive Philadelphia University homepage.

Make sure to swipe through to the second screen to see all of the features that the app has to offer.

If you already have the PhilaU app installed on your device, you should automatically receive notification to update to the latest version. If you do not receive an update notification, or if you do not currently have the app installed on your device, you can download the latest version of the app for free from the App Store or Google Play. Just search for Philadelphia University or PhilaU.

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