Press Release for Monday, August 13, 2012
Media Contact: Sharon Ashton, Assistant Vice President
Department of Public Relations
The University of North Florida is now as close as the nearest smartphone with the debut of the new UNF Mobile app, a free mobile campus application that brings college life to popular smart phones and mobile devices. The UNF Mobile app lets students, prospective students, alumni, faculty and staff stay connected. The University has also enhanced its website to be mobile-friendly.
The UNF Mobile app, currently available on iPhone and Android phones, offers mobile access to campus maps, events, the latest University news and more. It even has a directory that connects students with professors.
The public can download the application for free through the iTunes Store or Android App Store. The new UNF Mobile app was developed by Blackboard Mobile, a division of education technology company Blackboard Inc.
“We want to offer our students and other members of our community the best in technology and access and that means making the UNF Mobile app services and information available to mobile users,” said UNF President John Delaney.
The UNF Mobile app offers custom features such as:
UNF will also be introducing additional app features in the future such as access to athletics, Facebook, Twitter, Thomas G. Carpenter Library collections and more. For more information about the UNF Mobile app, visit
Additionally, the UNF website,
, has also been enhanced to be a mobile-friendly website. When users log on to the University’s website, it will automatically recognize that users are logging on from a mobile device and will convert the traditional Web version to a mobile-friendly version, with the convenience of not having to go to a separate mobile site.
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