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MyBrookdale Mobile App User Guide

The following documentation provides an overview of the MyBrookdale Mobile App.
(Note: download the complete Mobile App User Guide).

The official Brookdale Mobile app provides real time access to important information and college resources from your mobile device. Whether you’re a current student, perspective student, alumni, staff or faculty MyBrookdale mobile app puts the information you need on the move right at your fingertips.

Modules Overview

    • Home screen
    • Signing In: Needed for access to specific modules (see My Courses and My Grades)
    • Main Page
    • My Courses: The courses module allows students and faculty to view information about the courses that they are taking or teaching. Users who are members of both groups (for example, faculty members who are also taking classes) will see both sets of courses in the course list. You must be signed in to your courses. If you haven’t already done that, you will be prompted to sign in when they open the courses module.
    • My Grades: The grades module allows you to view midterm or final grades for all terms that have grades recorded. (The current term will not appear until midterm grades have been entered.) You must be signed in to view their grades. If you haven’t already done that, you will be prompted to sign in when they open the grades module.
    • Events: The events module displays all upcoming events posted on the Brookdale calendar. You can view detailed information about the events, add events to your personal calendars, and share event information with other people.
    • News: The new feed module displays Brookdale news feeds. You can view the full text and photos of the news items and share the items with other people.
    • Important Numbers: The important numbers module provides access to a directory of phone numbers and other contact information for campus offices and departments.
    • Campus Maps: The maps module allows you to view maps of all campus locations and get directions. Campus buildings are marked with pins, you can tap for more information about the building.

Home Screen

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When you first launch MyBrookdale, you are presented with the Home screen.

You have the option of viewing certain features (modules) without signing in, by tapping the Main page icon (1) or you can Sign In. You can sign In (2) using your NetID username and password.

Main Screen

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The main page provides access to all of the modules in the MyBrookdale mobile app. The modules are arranged in categories:

  • Academic Information
  • Campus Information
  • Resources
  • Social Media
  • Actions

Swiping up will display a full list of the categories and associated modules.

Tapping a module will launch the module.

 

My Courses

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You must be signed in to view your course information. If you haven’t already done that, you will be prompted to sign in you tap the Courses module. (Note: This does not provide access to course content within Canvas)

The default view is a daily listing of your courses. Use the left and right arrows to change days. Tap a course to see additional details about that course. Subsequent screens and views include; full schedule in detail, course information, building and locations and directions to building where courses are located.  See the screenshots below for detailed information.

 

My Grades

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You must be signed in to view your grades. If you haven’t already done that, you will be prompted to sign in you tap the My Grades module. (Note: This does not provide access to course content within Canvas)

The grades module allows you to view midterm or final grades for all terms that have grades recorded. (The current term will not appear until midterm grades have been entered.)

By default, the most recent term for which a midterm or final grade has been recorded will be displayed. To view grades for courses taken in a previous term, tap Term in the upper right corner to select another term to view or swipe the screen left and right to move between terms.

To return to the Main screen, tap the Main page icon on the top left corner of the screen.

Events

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The Events module displays a list of upcoming events. This list shows the event title, the time and place of the event, and the event category, if applicable. You can scroll through the list or use the Search field to find events of interest, and then tap that event to view detailed information.

The Event Details page displays more detailed information about the event, including a description that you can scroll through. The user can do any of the following:

• Tap any links to open the link in a browser or take further action.

• Tap the icons at the bottom of the page to add the event to your calendar (1) or share the event (2) through email, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

To return to the Main screen, tap the Main page icon on the top left corner of the screen.

News

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The New feeds module display news feeds from Brookdale. You can view the full text and photos of the news items and share the items with other people when you tap on a news title or the arrow.

Important Numbers

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The Important Numbers module displays a searchable directory of phone numbers and other contact information. Examples of important numbers include the following:

• Emergency services, such as campus police.

• Campus offices, such as Financial Aid or Student Life.

 

Maps

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The maps module displays maps of all of the Brookdale Campuses and also access to directions to these locations using Google Maps. Campus buildings are marked with pins. You can tap a pin for more information about the building in the building detail.