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New security mobile app promotes safety for students, faculty

Support_AppIconJacksonville University has released a new free mobile app aimed at further enhancing campus security. The app, called JU Mobile Safety, offers students, faculty, staff, parents and the community a series of safety features and resources customized for Jacksonville University. It is available for both Apple and Android devices.

Developed by JU in collaboration with AppArmor, the main objective of JU Mobile Safety is to make campus safety resources and contacts more accessible for the school’s 4,000+ students and strengthen emergency response reactions. The app provides quick access to Campus Security resources, geolocation features, interactive maps, and accessible emergency plans, which are available even when the user is offline. It also provides the University with the ability to send out mass notifications to all app users, even when the app isn’t running.JU Security App Armor

With JU Mobile Safety, students, faculty, staff and others can quickly…

  • Receive real-time updates via push notifications on any campus emergencies.
  • Access emergency plans detailing specific actions they should take in the event of an emergency situation.
  • Do their part to promote a safe learning environment by reporting suspicious activity. Photos may even be submitted directly to campus security.
  • Find their way around campus with the interactive campus map feature.

Jacksonville University students, faculty and staff can download JU Mobile Safety in Google Play and the AppStore.

A division of CutCom Software, AppArmor develops custom mobile safety applications and emergency notification systems for universities, colleges, and private institutions in Canada, the US and Australia. As the industry standard in mobile safety, AppArmor is helping to protect hundreds of thousands of users across the globe. All of AppArmor’s custom mobile safety apps are available on the App Store, Google play, and Blackberry World, offering flexibly for the varying mobile platforms. To learn more about AppArmor’s services, please visit http://www.apparmor.com