AT&T Campus Guide on Your Smartphone

With AT&T Campus Guide, on-the-go students, faculty, alumni and staff can access campus information right on their smartphones. Community members can check out upcoming events, catch up on university sports scores and read course materials.

AT&T is stated to be the first carrier to offer this type of mobile platform for higher education institutions. The AT&T Campus Guide app, which users can download for free, works with any service provider and on most major mobile operating systems. 

AT&T is working with DubMeNow, which works for mobilizing higher education, to bring AT&T Campus Guide to schools all over the U.S.

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Colleges and universities using AT&T Campus Guide can customize the app, adding school colors and banners to make it their own. And with its easy set-up, AT&T Campus Guide is ready to go in a matter of weeks rather than months, the company claims.

AT&T Campus Guide offers nine different features:

Courses: Students can connect with classmates and professors in real-time using AT&T Campus Guide, viewing grades, assignments, announcements and detailed class information.

Events: The events calendar on AT&T Campus Guide provides important dates and times for campus happenings.

Directory: Search and browse contact information and connect with other students and faculty, without paging through a campus phonebook.

Maps: Freshmen, visiting students and alumni will particularly appreciate campus maps and turn-by-turn directions between buildings.

Notifications: Timely notifications announce school cancellations and remind students about overdue library books, tuition payments and more.

News: Find the latest campus news, sports scores and Tweets – all in one place.

Friends: An always up-to-date and backed-up address book of all students’ classmates, friends and campus contacts. Any time students lose or replace their phones, they can just reinstall the AT&T Campus Guide app to their new phones and all of their contacts are restored.

My Card: Students can easily share their customizable contact information to keep in touch with their friends, classmates, potential employers, alumni and advisors.

Info: Click on Info for miscellaneous details about campus.

AT&T will begin pre-selling AT&T Campus Guide on July 29. Schools that participate in the pilot period (July 29 through September 29) will receive the application free of charge until October 1.

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Rakesh Raman