American InterContinental University (AIU) Online is enhancing its award-winning Virtual Campus learning experience to make it more mobile than ever before.

AIU Online has launched a suite of free apps that allows students to take their classrooms on-the-go and makes an online education as convenient and flexible as possible. AIU Mobile now offers new apps for Android-enabled devices and the iPad, as well as updated apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

“Many of our students have full-time jobs and families, so they need a school experience that is designed around them,” said Steve Tober, CEO of American InterContinental University and president of AIU Online, one of the leading providers of career-focused online education. “Now students can keep up with key parts of their AIU education from a range of mobile devices anytime or anywhere.”

AIU Mobile apps allow students to access several of the most commonly used features of AIU Online’s Virtual Campus, including:
  • Viewing class assignments;
  • Checking discussion boards;
  • Checking grades;
  • Viewing announcements;
  • Viewing faculty information; and
  • Contacting faculty.

Students also can access these features and others from their smartphone’s web browser at

AIU Online released its first mobile app for the iPhone in December 2010. Since then, AIU Mobile apps have been downloaded thousands of times.

Students can download AIU Mobile Apps from Apple’s App Store and the Android Market. Students and prospective students also can access demonstrations of the Apple apps at:

About American InterContinental University

Founded in Europe in 1970, American InterContinental University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs such as business, IT, criminal justice and design at U.S. campuses in Atlanta, Houston, Weston, Fla.; an international campus in London; and an internet-based online campus headquartered in suburban Chicago. The award-winning AIU Online Virtual Campus was recognized as "Best of the Best" in the 2009 Computerworld Honors Program.

AIU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

AIU is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information, visit AIU cannot guarantee employment or salary.

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