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Undergraduate admissions unveils new iPhone application

Undergraduate admissions unveils new iPhone application

Prospective UGA students can now access admissions information and other features on an iPhone or iPod Touch. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions, working with other campus units, developed an application that can be downloaded for free from iTunes for use on the two Apple devices.

Prospective students can review their application status and make sure all application materials were received by undergraduate admissions with the Application Status Check feature. Transfer students can determine if their course credits from other institutions will be transferred to UGA with the Transfer Equivalency Search.

“I am pleased that undergraduate admissions is continuing to meet students’ communication needs with a combination of technology and customer service,” said Nancy McDuff, associate vice president for admissions and enrollment management. “I hope that the students are having as much fun with this new application as we are.”

Visitors and others can use the application to access a campus map, with directions provided by Google Maps, as well as a searchable directory of contact information for UGA faculty, staff and students. Information about the admissions process and deadlines, the latest campus news and recent highlights from UGA athletic teams also are available.

UGA is among a growing number of institutions that are exploring new ways to recruit students and be more accessible to their local communities, said David Crouch, information technology manager for undergraduate admissions.

Undergraduate admissions is enhancing the current app with more features for the new release planned for later this year.

The next version will include a GPS-enabled walking tour of campus with photos, videos and text about events, history or traditions related to various UGA locations.