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Go OHIO Release Notes

Version 2.0.02: 02.05.24

Bug fixes

  • Name Display: Resolved an issue where students’ legal names were displayed rather than their preferred name
  • Class Schedule: Updated language for asynchronous classes to “no meeting specified” to match language in MyOHIO Student Center
  • Financial Aid: Updated breadcrumb error on the accept/decline screen to improve navigation

Improvements

  • Class Schedule: Added beginning and end dates to the enrollment screen and displayed “no meeting specified” courses on both the weekly and daily schedules
  • Financial Aid: The option to select accept or decline awards is now hidden for students who already declined awards or did not receive any 

Version 2.0.01: 01.16.24

Improvements

  • Advisor Preferred Name: Updated advisor display to include advisor’s preferred names, to match My OHIO Student Center and DARS

Version 2.0: 01.04.24

New Features

  • Campus experiences: Users can now select a tailored campus experience for Athens, regional campuses, or OHIO Online, all with undergraduate students as the primary audience. Users can switch between experiences at any time using the updated experience selector screen.
  • Canvas information: Link to Canvas Phase 1 information added to the home screen. Students enrolled in a phase 1 course can opt into Canvas communications through Go OHIO.
  • Athens events opt-in channel: Students using the Athens campus experience can opt in to receive notifications about events on the Athens campus.

Bug fixes

  • Maps: Class locations on regional campuses now link to appropriate maps.
  • TripShot: Link to TripShot routes to the TripShot app instead of the app store once installed.

Improvements

  • Bobcat Cash: Regional campus students will see their Bobcat Cash balance listed on the student dashboard without meal plan information. 

Version 1.0.05: 12.04.23

Bug fixes

  • Maps in iOS: Searching the Athens campus map now produces predictive text instead of a blank screen.
  • Catmail: Catmail now opens consistently inside the Go OHIO app, with the option to open in an external browser.
  • Accounts: The link to “student account itemization” is now fully displayed on the student dashboard without requiring scrolling. 

Improvements

  • Academic Calendar: A link to the academic calendar now appears in the Academics module as well as in the menu. 

Version 1.0.04: 10.02.23

New features

  • Notifications: Launched communication pilot to send select financial aid notifications

Bug fixes

  • Student Name: Student names with special characters such as a quotation mark now display correctly

Improvements

  • Dining: Updated menu to highlight OHIO EATS mobile ordering app, locations and hours, and meal plan and Bobcat Cash information
  • Academic Resources: Updated academic resources module to allow students to collapse each section
  • Appearance: Created consistent styling across pages 

Version 1.0.03: 09.11.23

Bug fixes

  • Student Dashboard: Altered cache settings on student dashboard to refresh information on the Student Dashboard every 15 minutes to improve performance 
  • Bug fix to meet Google Play's API requirements

Improvements

  • Maps: Increased default zoom and reduced the number of pins displayed to improve user experience         
  • Transit: Replaced DoubleMap with Tripshot live bus tracking for campus busses and shuttles due to a new vendor contract 
  • Blackboard: Modified link to open in the device’s default web browser to improve user experience
  • Athletics: Provided access to OHIO Bobcats Gameday App so that guest users can add their event tickets to Apple Wallet

Version 1.0.02: 08.21.23

Improvements

  • Academic Resources: Added Academic Coaching language to Course Support resources
  • Desktop App: Added message to provide web users with links to download the mobile app

Initial release: 1.0.01

  • Student & Guest Experiences
  • Integration with PeopleSoft (My OHIO Student Center) to display personalized student data (requires student login): name, college, majors, minors, certificates, class schedule, student account balance, make a payment, view financial aid offers and accept/decline awards, holds, to do items, accumulative GPA, final grades by term, enrollment appointments, and advisors.
  • Integration with eAccounts/Transact to display account balances (requires login): Meal Plan, Meal Plan balance (swipes), Flex Points balance, and Bobcat Cash balance.
  • System Access: Blackboard, Bobcat Connect, Calendar of University Events, Catmail, Course Offerings, DARS, eAccounts, eRezlife, Faculty Staff Directory, Handshake, Housing Self-Service, My OHIO Student Center, Ohio Bobcats Gameday App, OHIO Eats App, OneDrive, Starfish (MOSN), Student Jobs, Teams, and TracCloud.
  • Links and Resources: Academic Resources, Dining, Graduation Plan, Help & Utilities, Housing Resources, Maps, Regional Campuses, Register for Classes, Safety Resources, Student Resources, Transit, and Well-Being Resources.
Screenshot of the Go OHIO app dashboard and app icon