Mav Life Mobile App

Your campus, your way. Mav Life, the official University app

Whether you’re a new or returning student, Mav Life can make your campus experience smoother. Download today to create your profile, get connected, and get involved! Get access to these convenient features in seconds with Mav Life:

  • Discover and connect with other students and groups
  • Live bus and shuttle tracking
  • Assignment and test reminders
  • Customizable calendar and notifications
  • Campus maps

Download Mav Life, the New Official University App

Available on the App Store

Available on Google Play

FAQ

The app will be available for download approximately August 15, 2019 from the Apple and Google app stores. Search for “Mav Life”.

As of Fall 2019, only students and employees with a StarID and password can use the app, users must log in to the app the first time they use it.

The app was created after a lot of staff and students had mentioned the need for such a tool. To align with how students prefer to receive communication today. The content was strategically chosen to enhance and streamline the student experience.

The MavClass app was created with a very specific focus on classroom-based resources. We learned a lot since it was first launch approximately four years ago. Based on feedback from that app, we have launched a much broader and encompassing app with very defined audiences and goals. MavClass will be discontinued in the very near future.

Offices across campus can request access to post content or have links on the app. Currently a governing body of representatives across campus is being identified to set governance for acceptable content and usage to ensure the app stays relevant to our audience, goals and purpose. If you would like to request content be added to the app or have questions about how the app may work for your campus department, email the IT Solutions Center to get started, itsolutionscenter@mnsu.edu.

There are filters put in place within the app to filter out inappropriate language. While this should catch most items, technology is not perfect. If you ever have questions or concerns or need to report inappropriate behavior within the app contact the IT Solutions Center right away 507.389.6654 or itsolutionscenter@mnsu.edu.

IT Solutions served as a “project manager” working with campus representatives and an outside vendor, Ready Education, to develop the app. After an RFP process and interviews with potential 3rd party app developers, Ready Education was chosen because of their experience with Higher Education (they have launch 300+ campus apps), cost efficiency and partner-based approach.