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WIU Mobile

WIU Mobile puts the Western Illinois Macomb campus at your fingertips!

WIU now offers the ability to view important campus resources and plan your time on campus directly from your mobile device using WIU Mobile, a free mobile application for Apple iOS and Android devices.

With WIU Mobile, you can view an interactive campus map, get up to date news and events, check out dining facilities and daily menus, access computer lab workstation availability, and have direct access to support information on campus.

Requirements:

  • Apple iOS v4.2
  • Android v2.1

Features

Below is a list of features included in the WIU Mobile application.

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Campus Map

View an interactive map of the Macomb campus including buildings, blue light emergency call boxes, computer labs, dining halls, parking lots, and sports facilities. In addition, you can search for a campus building or enable GPS to find your current location.

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News

Get the latest campus news highlights and detailed news information delivered directly to your mobile device.

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Events

Know what’s going on at WIU by viewing upcoming events. Customize the events you received by choosing from over forty event-category feeds organized by topic of interest.

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Dining

See what the dining halls are serving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner right from your mobile device. In addition, select an item from the list to view complete nutritional information. Also available are hours of operation of other dining facilities on campus.

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Computer Labs

View up to the minute workstation availability in all University Technology computer labs on campus. Each computer lab provides the location, number of workstations available, number of workstations in use, and the ability to pinpoint the location of the lab on the campus map.

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Contact Information

Get instant access to support services on campus or in the Macomb area. Tap to call or add them as contacts in your phone.

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Zimbra

Have your WIU email, calendars, and contacts at your fingertips with the click of a button (eCom authentication is required).

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Campus Directory

Search for contact information for students, faculty, and staff on campus.  Click to call or email the person directly from WIU Mobile.

Support/Feedback

If you would like to contact us with feedback or suggestions on how to improve the mobile application, please email us at wiumobile@wiu.edu.

About the Developers

WIU Mobile is designed by a development team within the Center for the Application of Information Technologies (CAIT) in collaboration with University Technology (uTech), WIU GIS Center, and Web Services.

CAIT, a center in the University Technology (uTech) division at Western Illinois University, provides innovative and practical technology solutions (web applications, mobile technology), technical consulting, and sound e-learning on campus as well as to external clients such as state agencies, educational institutions, businesses, and public agencies. For more information please visit CAIT’s website at www.cait.org.

University Technology (uTech) provides a wide range of services to support the technology that is a key component of the learning experience at Western.  For more information about uTech, visit www.wiu.edu/uTech.

The WIU GIS Center, housed in the Department of Geography serves the McDonough County GIS Consortium. Chad Sperry, Director of the GIS Center provided detailed GIS data for use with constructing the interactive map of the Macomb campus. For more information about the WIU GIS Center, visit www.wiu.edu/GISCenter.

The Office of Web Services coordinates production & dissemination of content on the wiu.edu domain pages, and serves as the principle leader in advancing Western Illinois University’s web presence. For more information about Web Services, visit www.wiu.edu/web.