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New features added to Purdue iPhone, iPad apps

Purdue iPhone iPad AppsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has updated its app for Apple iPhone and iPads to make it easier for students to view dining court menus or catch a bus.

Martin Sickafoose, director of online marketing, said when developing the updated version, the team looked at how the app could be most useful.

“We received feedback from students and tried to incorporate many of the things they wanted to see,” Sickafoose said. “For example, the CityBus feature will allow them to plan out their day more efficiently.”

The newest features include:

  • Real-time tracker of buses and schedules
  • Information regarding the capacity of computer labs
  • Menus for the dining courts
  • Easy access to MyMail
  • Access to the Purdue directory
  • Photos of various campus events
  • Safety updates and tips

The app also includes previous features that include campus news, maps, tours of Purdue landmarks and more.

The Purdue app is free and is available through the Apple Store at

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