Hostos Community College, a CUNY Institution, Selects LookingGlassKryptos App Platform To Create Their Official Mobile App

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Hostos Community College, a CUNY Institution, Selects LookingGlassKryptos App Platform To Create Their Official Mobile App

June 29, 2015

LookingGlassKryptos, the leading provider of higher education mobile app solutions, recently announced Hostos Community College has selected the LookingGlassKryptos App Platform for creating Hostos Community College’s Official Mobile app which will provide students, faculty, and staff with access to academic and administrative applications including checking Enrollment Status, Financial Aid, Class Schedule, Final Grades, Academic Transcripts, Holds, Account Summary, Class search, and more.

As students, faculty, and staff become ever more reliant on anytime-anywhere access through mobile technology, it is increasingly important for universities to offer their end users a mobile solution compatible with their intranet. The LookingGlassKryptos App Platform is designed to accommodate the needs of these end users by offering functionalities pertaining to student information systems and learning management systems directly to users' smartphone and tablets.

Key Features of LookingGlassKryptos App Platform:

  • Self-Service Platform: LookingGlassKryptos App Platform provides Universities, Colleges the ability to create and manage mobile apps
  • Cross-Platform functionality: LookingGlassKryptos App Platform supports a variety mobile platforms including Android®, iOS®.
  • Institution Specific Branding: LookingGlassKryptos App Platform’s app is customized with the institution’s branding.

A Few Functionalities of Hostos Community College, LookingGlassKryptos App that interoperates with Oracle® PeopleSoft®:

  • Grades: Students can check their grades for different terms using LookingGlassKryptos App.
  • Class Lookup: With LookingGlassKryptos platform’s App, the students can search for classes in different departments and view current classes that they have signed up for.
  • Hold: Students will be able to view any financial hold on their account applied by the institution with the LookingGlassKryptos App.
  • Directory: LookingGlassKryptos App syncs with the campus directory hence students, prospective students, alumni and faculty never have to worry about losing staff contact information.

“We are pleased that Hostos Community College has selected the LookingGlassKryptos App Platform for their Official Mobile App for Students for Enrollment, Accessing Grades, Financial Aid Information and other Academic Information on their Smart Phones. We look forward to a successful implementation.” said Ash Bard, CEO of LookingGlassKryptos.

“Hostos is always trying to be on the cutting edge of technology and providing our constituents with secure access to the information resources they need to stay connected and productive. The LookingGlassKryptos App platform will allow us to use our existing systems and applications and provision them through the app without having to re-program our different platforms” said Varun Sehgal, CIO of Hostos Community College.

About Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. Hostos serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, and a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "student success coach" program, which partners students with individualized guidance, is emblematic of the premier emphasis on student support and services.

Hostos offers 27 associate degree programs and 2 certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC) is one of the pre-eminent Latino arts centers of the northeast. The HCAC has distinguished itself for showcasing traditional art forms as well as emerging and internationally renowned artists.

Hostos Community College is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university serving more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.

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