Elon University Guides app offers valuable information for Family Weekend

Find out more information and download instructions for the app, which will support Family Weekend and other major on campus events throughout the year.

Looking for the latest about Family Weekend 2019? Turn to Elon University Guides!

Elon University Guides provides information about important on campus events including New Student Orientation, Family Weekend and Homecoming. Some of the features include customizable schedules and to-do lists, an interactive campus map, information about on-campus resources, driving directions, social media, and more. Users can also receive push notifications on their smartphones.

Follow the instructions below to download the app and take some time to explore it before Family Weekend. For questions contact the Family Weekend team at familyweekend@elon.edu.

How to Download the Elon University Guides App and Family Weekend Guide

  1. Download the Elon Guides App
    From the Apple App Store or Google Play, search “Elon Guides” and download the app, or click these quick links: Apple or Android.
  2. Download the Family Weekend Guide
    Open the app, and use the magnifying glass icon on the right to search for  “Elon Family Weekend 2019.” Select the “get” button next to the guide.
  3. There will be a pop-up window with the event overview; when it opens select the button that says “Download Guide” and allow it to download. This may take up to a few minutes. When it is done, select “open.” Use the menu icon in the top left corner to explore the guide.
  4. When prompted, enable notifications
    It is very important that you allow notifications for the guidebook app when prompted – we will be sending important updates that you will get instant push notifications for, such as rain location changes. If you disallow push notifications, you will not get these important messages.
  5. “Log in” to the Guide
    This will allow you to see all the latest updates and interact with other families while you’re on campus by using the “interact” tab in the main menu.