Mobile App Updates

Campus Life Services seeks to make life better here for everyone at UCSF – and that extends to making our app better with regular monitoring, updating, and fixing things that don’t quite work right. If there was a bug that needed fixing or an update to make your day easier, look for it here!

Version 900.3 iOS & 10.4 Android—Dec 12, 2019

Message Center improvements:
- Users can now see the total number of unread messages in all channels—public, personal, and opt-in.
- In iOS, users will see a badge on the app’s icon on the home screen indicating unread messages.
- A “Mark All as Read” button in the Message Center lets users edit multiple unread messages; in-app banners alert users to unread messages in public, personal, and opt-in channels.

Version 900.2 iOS & 10.3 Android—Oct 15, 2019

General App Updates
- Performance improvements and bug fixes

Updated in GO section:
- Performance improvements to Tripshot now show real-time shuttle data
- Enhanced Live Shuttle shows vehicle direction in Map screen
- Removed Chariot information (company has shut down)
- Added Event, Traffic and Alert (ETA) webpage, eta.ucsf.edu

Updated in LIVE section:
- Housing: new look and navigation plus the addition of important content for incoming and current tenants.
- Fitness & Recreation: Group X class reservation system launches in UCSF mobile app if user has already downloaded the Group X app to their device.
- Family: update now shows 50+ lactation rooms across 12 locations.

Updated in CONNECT section:
- Fixed: UCSF news feed is now displaying properly after an issue caused by the UCSF website upgrade to Drupal 8.
- New: addition of UCSF Pride Values, in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Outreach (ODO) and Committee on the Status of Women (CSW).
- Changed: Special Announcements has been changed to Campus Stories. Look here for events and news occurring at UCSF.
- Refreshed: UCSF Recognize icon.

Updated in FIND section:
- Updated: Campus directory has separate box numbers from the address line, in alignment with the campus directory.
- Refreshed: Emergency and Facilities icons

New in Customized Navigation:
- Added Facilities Fix-it icon. Users can now add this icon to their favorites.

Version 900.1.5 iOS & 10.2 Android—Apr 11, 2019

General App Updates
- Performance improvements and bug fixes. Many new features & services are added to UCSF Mobile App without an App Store update. As new features become available, we’ll highlight those for you in the app.

Updated in GO section:
- Users can give feedback on Transportation services on the GO springboard
- On-Demand shuttle has its own icon to make it easier for users to identify this service
- GO icons appear in descending order based on the customer’s usage
- The various shuttle services are now grouped together in the NAVIGATION bar

Updated in CONNECT section:
- News is now called UCSF News on CONNECT springboard and NAVIGATION bar
- Special Announcements is now called to Campus Stories, on CONNECT springboard and NAVIGATION bar

Version 900.1.4 iOS—Feb 7, 2019

General App Updates
- Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Version 900.1.3 iOS—Sep 29, 2018

General App Updates
- Performance improvements and bug fixes.
- Update in GO: Shuttle Timetable page has a new look.
- Fix in CONNECT! Say thanks with UCSF Recognize: employee-to-employee
- New in Find: UCSF Police released a UCSF Safe app that provides students, faculty, and staff with added safety on the UCSF campus. You can find this app under Emergency Numbers.
  - In addition, the UCSF Safe app can natively launch through the UCSF Mobile app on iOS when you have the app installed.

Version 900.1.2 iOS & 10.1 Android—Aug 29, 2018

General App Updates
- Performance improvements and bug fixes.
- New in FIND: Search function integrated into UCSF Directory.
- New in FIND: Facilities Fix-It links to UCSF Facilities Services to report room or building maintenance issues.
- New in CONNECT: Added social media feeds from the five academic schools: Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Graduate Division.
- New in CONNECT! Say thanks with UCSF Recognize: employee-to-employee and visitor-to-employee recognitions.
- New in GO: MyCommute helps you plan your trips to and from UCSF using various modes of transportation, including shuttles, vanpool, carpools, public transit, and more.
- Update in Find: Updated Emergency Numbers
- Update in Find: Updated AED locations
- New in Find: Added the UCSF Safe app

Customized Navigation
- Added Facilities Fix-it icon

Version 900.0 iOS & 10.0 Android—Aug 19, 2017

General App Updates
- Available for iPad and Android Tablets at native resolution
- Available for larger smartphone devices
- Completely redesigned UX/UI
    - New app icon
    - New module icon colors, shapes, and artwork
    - New splash screen
- Hamburger menu at the top of all module pages to easily access other modules in the app

Customized Navigation
- Added favorites module to the Navigation Bar by using the “My Favorites” feature
    - This feature can be accessed in the app settings

Setting Font Size
- To increase the font size within the app, go to user profile, settings, and adjust the font size.
    - This feature can be accessed in the app settings

Push Notifications
- The app supports push notifications
- Push notifications will be used to send updates to content and features for the app
- NOTE: To view these notifications you must allow push notifications for the app

Banners
- The app home screen and particular modules support banner drop downs
- Banners will be used to send updates to content and features for the app

Shuttle
- UCSF shuttle search and integration with NextBus
- Completed redesign
- Status icon indicate shuttles running or offline
- Shuttle predicted route map location
- Show shuttle predicted arrival times and able to set alerts 5 minutes beforehand
- Show stop location: See what routes are running at the current location

Parking
- Completed redesign
- Combined EV charger stations with parking location and include parking rates
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location

Transportation
- Completed redesign
- Waze Carpool – Rider Together app
    - Includes device detection to deliver appropriate download link
    - Access to the transportation website
- Waze Navigation @ live Traffic app
- Includes device detection to deliver appropriate download link
- Access to the transportation website

Directory
- New module
- Renamed from “Information”
- Redesigned Information page and include useful contacts like Emergency Contacts
- UCSF directory search and integration
- Bookmark a contact for easy access later
- Add contact to your device’s contact list.

Social Media
- Completed redesign
- New social media icon
- Combined UCSF Twitter and Facebook feeds
    - UCSF, Transportation, Campus Life Services, and Library
- Displays last update from either account at top of the page
- Favorite, Retweet and Reply to a Twitter post

Specials
- Completed redesign
- Search special announcements
- Bookmark special for easy access later
- Share special with email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn

Maps
- Updates to all map feeds (Business Services, Food, Parking, Shop and more) including:
    - Address
    - Phone Number
    - Website
    - Description
- New maps feeds with above features
    - Bank
    - Business Services
    - Fitness & Recreation
    - Food
    - Laundry
    - Parking Lots & Garages
      - EV Charger Stations
- Shop
- Send location to Google Maps or Apple Maps
    - Get driving and walking directions from your current location
- Universal search: Search all map feeds.
- Share map location with all compatible apps
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location
- Bookmark a location for easy access later

News
- Completed redesign
- Bookmark news items for easy access later
- News search and integration through a full year
- Share news with email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn

Events Calendar
- Renamed from “Calendar”
- Completed redesign
- UCSF calendar search and integration through a full year
- Bookmark events for easy access later
- Advanced search for all events for up to a year
- Share events with email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn
- Add events to your device’s calendar

Food
- Renamed from “Dining”
- Food locations in the Millberry Union Food Court, and other on campus locations
    - Access dining location information, including hours and descriptions
- Campus map for all on-campus food
- Completed redesign
- Status icons indicate store opening hour
- Bookmark food location for easy access later
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location

Family
- Completed redesign
- Maps and listing for lactation rooms

Business Services
- Business services locations on Parnassus, Mission Bay and other campus locations
    - Access business services location information which includes hours and description
- Campus map for all on-campus business services
- Complete redesign
- Status icons indicate business services opening hour
- Bookmark business services location for easy access later
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location

Shop
- New module
- Shop locations in the Parnassus and Mission Bay and on campus locations
    - Access shop location information which includes hours and description
- Campus map for two on-campus shop
- Status icons indicate store opening hour
- Bookmark shop location for easy access later
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location

Bike
- Completed redesign

Wellness
- Completed redesign

Laundry
- Completed redesign
- Bookmark laundry location for easy access later
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location

Housing
- Completed redesign

Fitness
- Completed redesign
- Bookmark fitness center location for easy access later
- Nearby: See what is nearby your current location

Emergency
- Completed redesign

Feedback
- New module
- Quickly send a suggestion, question, report a problem, praise and more to the UCSF Mobile App team

About
- New module
- Learn more about who is part of this app

Universal Search
- Universal search for the following data feeds at the top of the app home screen:
    - Bike
    - Bank
    - Business Services
    - UCSF Directory
    - Emergency
    - Events Calendar (UCSF and CLS)
    - Family
    - Facilities
    - Fitness
    - Food
    - Housing
    - Information
    - Laundry
    - Maps (Main Campus Buildings, Main Campus Departments, Main Campus Services)
    - News
    - Parking
    - Shop
    - Social Media for Facebook and Twitter - (UCSF, Transportation, Campus Life Services, and Library)
    - Special Announcements
    - Shuttle Timetable
    - Transportation
    - Wellness
    - Feedback
    - About UCSF Mobile