UNC Chapel Hill Students And Faculty Excited About PeopleMobile® From GreyHeller

Mobile App Single Day Downloads Hit 2,000

Jan 26, 2016, 08:32 ET from GreyHeller

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GreyHeller, a global leader in mobile and security technology for Oracle's PeopleSoft and a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is in production with its PeopleMobile® user experience platform. PeopleMobile®, which has achieved Oracle Validated Integration, powers mobile access to Oracle's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions application from any smartphone or tablet.

UNC Chapel Hill students can perform a wide range of functions on their mobile devices, including:

  • Class Enrollment: Add; Drop; Swap; Edit
  • View Weekly Schedule
  • View Grades
  • View Holds
  • View & Request Official Transcript
  • Apply for Graduation
  • View Financial Aid / Report Aid from Other Sources
  • Update Personal Information & Emergency Contacts
  • To Do List
  • View & Sign Perkins Promissory Note

"UNC's goal was to expand their previous information-only app to one that makes life easier on campus with strong utilities and functions provided by GreyHeller's PeopleMobile®," said Hendrix Bodden, GreyHeller Co-Founder. "UNC Chapel Hill is a leader in mobilizing and securing their PeopleSoft systems. Their implementation is a model for other institutions."

According to Kate Hash, UNC's Manager of ITS Communications, "Up until Friday, our largest download month had been 600 downloads of the app. On Friday alone, we had 2,000. It is clear that ConnectCarolina is adding value to the app and that the students are now discovering the app because they want to use ConnectCarolina."

As part of a broad roll-out and communications plan, UNC's CarolinaGo team trained orientation leaders this summer to provide freshman with information about the app. Even parents of freshman received information about the app during parent sessions.

UNC students have found the app to be successful, according to The Daily Tar Heel:

Kyra Rubin, a freshman at UNC, said, "I definitely use it. I've used it basically all week to find my class times."

Anna Kelly, also a freshman, said, "I have used it a lot to check up on my schedule, so I can pull up ConnectCarolina if I forgot the room number or the location of one of my classes."

About GreyHeller
GreyHeller provides Mobile, Security and Accessibility software solutions to Oracle's PeopleSoft customers, including 5 of the top 50 global companies and 6 of the top universities. PeopleMobile® transforms, mobilizes and makes accessible every PeopleSoft page across every PeopleSoft system – Campus Solutions, HCM, FSCM, CRM, ELM, Interaction Hub. ERP Firewall protects PeopleSoft sensitive data from malicious and inadvertent breach with powerful Data Masking, Two-Factor Authentication, Location-Based Security, Logging and Analysis and Delegate and VIP Access Control.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunities. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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