Wisconsin App (Android) - Overview of the Wisconsin Application

The official UW-Madison Android app, Wisconsin App (formally known as Mobile UW), contains campus information including a campus map and directory, some public safety contacts, recent news and upcoming events, athletics information, some videos from the campus 'You W Tube' feed, as well as details for the Madison Metro bus service.

The Wisconsin App can be downloaded via the Android Play Store—just search for Wisconsin App under Apps.

Main Menu

The main menu of the Wisconsin App currently has 16 main options, as shown below.

Click on the icons or links below to display more information about each module

Campus Directory Campus Directory Campus Map Campus Safety News Events Athletics Video Busses

Campus Directory

The Directory portion of the Wisconsin App lets you search the campus directory found at http://www.wisc.edu in a mobile-friendly fashion, as shown below. Once you've located someone using the directory, you can then call or email the person. You can also add them to the contacts app on your Android device instead.

The default search bar that appears when you access the directory Search results for a sample search for Chancellor Martin in the directory Chancellor Martin's contact information is displayed following a search

Campus Map

This displays a map of the campus area using Google Maps. Options are available to display various locations such as places with wireless, parking, etc. by clicking on the Show Me button.

The default view of the campus map before searching A view of the campus map with a sample search displayed A view of the campus map with libraries on campus displayed

Campus Safety

This module includes buttons which will dial various emergency numbers when pressed, as well as information about the SAFEWalk program, the UW Police Department's website, and info about WiscAlerts.

The campus safety module is shown


The News module displays news from various campus sources.

Campus news is shown


Events displays common events, as reflected in the UW-Madison Events Calendar at http://today.wisc.edu.

The Events calendar is displayed Details for a sample event are shown


The Athletics module displays news and scores related to UW Athletics and schedules for various sports.

A list of the sports available in the athletics module The schedule for UW Football


This module contains video from the You W Tube video feed.

Categories of videos available from You W Tube are listed Categories of videos available from You W Tube are listed


This module lets you view Madison Metro bus routes near you and view scheduled departure times for that stop.

Slider which shows the possible bus routes that Wisconsin App can show You can also browse the bus schedule by route as shown

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