Ever wondered how many calories a Fantastic Frank has? Or what the fastest route on foot from Surge to McComas is? Well, now you can get all that information and much more with Hokie Helper! With a few taps, you can check the forecast for Blacksburg, find out what is going on in Hokie Twitterverse, and keep track of your diet at Virginia Tech dining halls.
Dining: Includes hours of operation, location, contact information and prices for all the dining halls. Provides nutritional information for almost every item available at D2, Deets, DXpress, Hokie Grill, Owens Food Court, Shultz, Shultz Express and West End. Allows you to keep track of your diet so you can be more prepared to avoid the dreaded Freshman Fifteen!
Maps: Includes sidewalk walking directions around the campus of Virginia Tech. The campus directory includes every building on campus and provides easy-to-follow directions for walking or biking.
Twitter Feed: Provides a feed of most recent tweets by Twitter accounts related to Virginia Tech. Get up-to-the minute news and information about what's happening on campus and around Blacksburg.
Information: Includes a list of important contacts to which every student should have easy access (eg. Safe Ride, VT Police, Student Affairs etc.). Also includes the academic calendar for the current school year.
Weather: Provides current conditions for Blacksburg, Virginia and a 7-day forecast. Weather information is provided by WeatherBug.
This app was designed, developed, and tested by the Virginia Tech Mobile Application Development Club.
For questions or concerns please email: [email protected]
Added Turner Place dining places
New layout for dining
4.0 Look and feel
Twitter feed layout changed
Weather back-end changed