University of Virginia

UVA iPhone and Android apps contain significant innovations in college and university mobile applications including augmented reality campus maps.


Tech-savvy yet traditional—that was the charter handed to WillowTree Apps by the University of Virginia. U.Va. wanted apps that would create a better experience for students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni, and wanted them to be “uniquely UVa.” These broad-ranging constituents have different needs and interests, so WillowTree’s challenge was to deliver apps that could adapt to user needs while delivering the U.Va. brand on mobile devices.

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The Solution

WillowTree engaged with constituents across campus in an extensive needs assessment before delivering mobile apps for the iPhone and Android.

The results would have made Thomas Jefferson proud – right down to hearing the fight song. Other tech-savvy features included augmented reality for a GPS-enabled campus touring ability.

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Recognition and Press

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