NCATConnect FAQs


What is NCATConnect?
NCATConnect is a free downloadable app that gives you access to North Carolina A&T State University campus information on your mobile device.

 What can I do with NCATConnect?
Once you download the app to your mobile device, you can use NCATConnect to access NCAT news, campus-related events, Aggie sports news and scores, course information, Blackboard, and much more! You can even use NCATConnect to find your way around campus using the Maps module.

 How much does it cost to download NCATConnect?

The NCATConnect app is free for download.

What mobile devices can be used to access NCATConnect?

Currently, the NCATConnect app can be downloaded to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch (iOS 4.0+) from the Apple iTunes Store.  Users with Android-based devices (OS 2.0+) can download the app from Google Play. A “Mobile Web” version will be released for all other devices.

How do I get NCATConnect on my mobile device?

 Apple Devices

1.         Access the iTunes App Store from your mobile device or at http://www.apple.com/itunes.
2.         Search for NCATConnect.
3.         Download the app to your mobile device.

Android Devices
1.         Access Google Play from your mobile device or at https://play.google.com.
2.         Search for NCATConnect.
3.         Download the app to your mobile device.

 Can anyone access NCATConnect?

All “Aggies” can enjoy the features of NCATConnect. The app is available free of charge to all students, employees, alumni, prospective students, parents, friends, and fans of the University.

 What is the difference between Blackboard Mobile Central and Blackboard Mobile Learn?

The NCATConnect app was created using Blackboard Mobile Central.  The NCATConnect app will enable users to access campus information and services on the go, at anytime and anywhere.  Blackboard Mobile Learn is a free app that is used to access your Blackboard courses on your mobile device.

Is the Blackboard Mobile Learn app available within the NCATConnect app?

Yes.  A Blackboard Mobile Learn module exists within the NCATConnect app. Users who download NCATConnect will have instant access to the Blackboard Mobile Learn app and will not need to download the app separately. (Users must have valid Blackboard credentials to enter the Blackboard Mobile Learn app.)  Blackberry users can still download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app from the Blackberry app store.

What is the complete list of NCATConnect features?

 News: Stay abreast of current events by reading the latest NCAT news.

Athletics: Keep up with sports news and scores – never miss a game, even when you’re away!

Maps: Navigate campus buildings with the Google-based campus map and find your current location on campus.

Courses: Browse the NCAT course listing.  Check out class times and locations.

Directory: Access the University’s online directory on the go!

Events: Find out what’s going on around the NCAT.

Library: Do a quick search for library resources at NCAT’s Bluford Library.

Alumni: Access the Alumni Affairs website.

Emergency: Call directly from the app and get the emergency assistance you need.

Videos: Access NCAT videos from your mobile device.

BB Mobile Learn: Stay connected to your courses and access Blackboard on the go!

Who should I contact if I have questions about NCATConnect?

If you have questions about NCATConnect, please contact the Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) office at ncattlt@ncat.edu.