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Co-Curricular Involvement App

What is the Co-Curricular Involvement App?

The Co-Curricular Involvement App is a mobile and desktop application. The application creates opportunities for VIU students, faculty and employees, by delivering highly powered personalized experiences, creating new avenues for communication, driving student outcomes with the power of AI and building a connected data-driven campus. The application is both mobile and desktop friendly.

 

Within the application, there are a number of features that students, faculty and employees can utilize to increase student engagement and success.

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Features

Co-Curricular Record

Co-Curricular Record

You can submit your CCR (co-curricular record) notations within seconds! The CCR feature is found in the research tab, or by accessing the side menu. Using this feature you can submit your CCR notations and you will be automatically prompted to complete your reflection! This takes the hassle out of getting credit for your campus experiences.

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Resources

Resources

The resources tab contains essential information for students. From the resources tab you can access powerful information within the app, including Student Resources, Health & Wellness, CCR, Pathways, Student’s Union, Calendars, the Opportunity Directory, and more. The possibilities here are endless! 

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Calendar

Calendar

The apps calendar feature is a useful tool to use, especially for busy students. Not only do all VIU events show up in the calendar with the ability to add them to your agenda, but you can add the app calendar to your favourite scheduling apps such as google calendar, apple calendar, outlook, and more. 

Pathways

Pathways

The pathways function within VIU’s app is a powerful and intuitive feature that is sure to help all students with the transition from in-person to online campus life. No more searching through busy bulletin boards to find information on events that you’re interested in; now you can stay in the know on what’s important to you instantly, wherever you are.

Rewards

Rewards

Using the app, you will have the opportunity to receive different prices for attending VIU events. By scanning the event QR code in the app and attending the event, you will earn points that will get you one step closer to winning different prizes at different levels. For more information on this feature.

Search

Search

The search function is an easy and powerful space, where you can find nearly anything in the app. You can find campus buildings by name, connect with your peers, find new pathways and guides, and so much more. Can’t find an event that you know is coming up? Find it in the events section of the search tab!

Step 1:

Download the app.

VIU's Co-Curricular Involvement App is available on the Google Play and App Store. To begin, sign in with your VIU computer account. Next, be sure to set up your app profile and preferences!

Step 2:

Build your story.

Explore the amazing features of the app including groups, upcoming events, campus resources and opportunities to earn reward points and Co-Curricular Record (CCR) notations for your non-academic transcript.

Step 3:

Share your experience.

Participate in community discussions, snapshot challenges, submit your CCR reflections and earn prizes! Feel free to explore the many available campus groups or even start your own! Email us at ccr@viu.ca if you have any questions or if you'd like to get involved!

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Co-Curricular Involvement App is created for students to utilize and transform their university experience. Students can use the different features to get involved on campus, find helpful VIU resources, and communicate with their peers. Both VIU faculty and employees have access to the application to ensure that all events, resources, and other important information is found within the app.

The App’s features have been created in a meaningful way to turn student involvement into engagement by putting the VIU community, events and resources into the students hands. By using the App students will have 24/7 support and access to the VIU community, including events and resources. The App is a convenient tool that can be utilized by all students to enhance their experiences and academic journey at VIU.

The app will be available for download using the links in the question below or you can access the access the web version.

 

OCCEL

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Connect. Engage. Discover.

Student Leaders

Kurtis

Kurtis Johnstone

Project Lead

Hey, it's Kurtis with a K! I am the student project lead for VIU's new Co-Curricular App. I grew up in Cobble Hill, BC which is about an hour south of Nanaimo. I have a background in technology and spent 6 years working in the real estate industry building a software analytics platform. I am in my first(ish) year of the Digital Media (BA) program!

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Kayla

Kayla Passmore

Community Lead

Hi everyone, my name is Kayla! I am in my fourth year of the Bachelor of Education program, a member of the VIU Women’s Volleyball Team and the Community and Communications Lead on VIU’s Co-Curricular Involvement App. I believe passionately in the power of education to expand human potential, transform lives, and shape new visions for leading. I look forward to connecting with you!

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Fer

Fernando Medina

Technical Lead

Hola! My name is Fernando and I am the Faculty Support and Technical Lead for VIU’s Co-Curricular Involvement App. Originally from the place with the best tacos in the world; Mexico City! I am an athlete with an architect's mind who reads and enjoys creation's wonders.

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Michaela

Michaela Grondin

Success Network

Hello, my name is Michaela Grondin. I am in my second year at VIU with the goal of becoming a high school art and history teacher. I am thankful to be a part of the Office of Co-Curricular Engagement & Learning, where I have the opportunity to connect with fellow students, gain perspective and practical skills for personal growth, and build up my Co-Curricular record.

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Samantha

Samantha Allan

Rewards Program

Hi everyone! My name is Samantha Allan and I am a second-year student at VIU in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. I have a background in sales, hospitality, engineering, and travel. I’m honoured and excited to be working with the OCCEL to develop the Rewards Program for VIU’s new Co-Curricular App!

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Nate Priest

Nate Priest

Event Facilitator

Hello everyone, my name is Nate Priest and I am the events facilitator for the Co-Curricular App. I have grown up on Vancouver Island and am fortunate to call it my home. I am in my final year of my Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in both Marketing and Management.

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