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February 2011

goSWOSU Mobile Phone App Launched

 

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University has launched its official smart phone mobile application — goSWOSU —t hat will provide access to on-campus technology services as well as weather and news, maps, library services and more.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University has launched its official smart phone mobile application.

The free mobile link to the SWOSU community — goSWOSU — will provide access to on-campus technology services as well as weather and news, maps, library services and more.

Karen Wilson and Anjana Patel, both in the web services office, have been working the past several months on goSWOSU, and SWOSU is one of the first universities in Oklahoma to launch its mobile site.

Features include:

• Directory — look up SWOSU students, faculty and staff and connect using mobile capabilities with email or phone

• Map — search for buildings by name, pinpoint them on the map or simply zoom across campus; use GPS capabilities on your mobile to determine distance from current location to desired campus destination

• Courses — direct connections to Desire2Learn, Campus Connect and SWOSU webmail plus search for courses, times, locations and instructor information; look up finals schedules

• News & Events — stay up-to-date with the latest buzz at SWOSU

• Library — search the online catalog, get access to Credo Reference, Encyclopedia Britannica, audio books and more

• Facility Hours — see when facilities are open (cafeteria, computer labs, library, swimming pool, University Grill, Wellness Center, etc.)

• Tradition — see lyrics to the SWOSU Fight Song and Alma Mater as well as listen to the audio files

• Social Media — follow SWOSU Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter feeds

Visit your mobile phone’s app store to download goSWOSU. The download is open to everyone.

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