AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - As the fall semester starts tomorrow, it’s important to stay organized and prepare for the upcoming year. Apps are an easy way for students to stay in-touch with campus events and utilize resources at the touch of a button. The following list breaks down helpful apps you can download and use during the semester.
Students and professors use Canvas to communicate about assignments, exams and any course-related materials. On the Canvas app, you can check your calendar and notifications without having to login on a computer.
This app gives students information about different departments, colleges and organizations. Users can create lists and schedules, as well as access a wide array of campus information.
The official Auburn University app is a must-have for all members of the Auburn Family. Students can use the app to find their way around campus or check daily dining menus. Other features can keep users updated on Auburn news and events.
Auburn Safety is the official safety app of Auburn University. Campus Safety developed the app to provide students, faculty and staff with important safety alerts and instant access to campus safety resources.
The Auburn Rec app has many features and includes all of the information students need regarding campus recreation and wellness. Students can check rec center hours, activities and classes using the app.
Whether you live on campus or commute, Tiger Transits can be an easy way to get to and around Auburn. Rider has information about each route and displays real-time estimations for pick up at each Tiger Transit stop.
Social Bicycles is used to participate in Auburn’s War Eagle Bike Share program. Students can locate and reserve bikes with the app. SoBi shows users how many bikes and racks are available at each specific location.
Most students already have GroupMe on their phones or know about the app, but it’s important to note that most organizations will use it to communicate with members. GroupMe is also a great way to discuss group projects or study sessions with classmates.
On GET, students have access to a digital version of their TigerCard. Users can manage account funds and their meal plans. If you forget to grab your TigerCard before heading to campus, you can use the barcode on GET to pay at on-campus dining locations.
Last year, some on-campus dining options began using the Tapingo app. Students can place an order for Starbucks, Chick-fil-A and more before picking it up at their location.