NOVA NOW, the Villanova University Mobile App

We've listened to your feedback, and now we have improved the app!

As of August 2015, you can now add money to your Wildcard via the Nova Now mobile app.  The Nova Now mobile app has been updated with an improved user experience, extended login time, Campus Map, Nova Bucks accepted locations, password reset and more. For a more detailed list of features, see below. Download the latest version from Apple’s iTunes store and Google’s Play store available today. For iOS, you may be prompted to accept push notifications. Please accept this request, as we will be implementing push notifications in the future. 

Download the Nova Now App!

Villanova University launched a mobile app for iOS and Android users, putting Villanova in the palm of your hand. Released in August, 2014 Nova Now is the latest version of the application with a number of design, content and functional enhancements to improve the mobile experience for students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and prospective students who interact with Villanova's campus and community.

Customized based on feedback from our students, Nova Now has:

  • A new look and feel;
  • Course schedule;
  • Midterm and final grades;
  • Hold codes;
  • Campus dining hours, menus, and nutrition facts;
  • A campus-wide directory;
  • Wildcard management;
  • Access to an event calendar;
  • Access to news and
  • The Virtual Visit map!
Download the App Today!

Download the App Today!

Native apps are available for iOS and Android smartphones. Any device, including tablets and desktops, can access the app store listings.

iOS App

Download the Nova Now App on the App Store!

Android App

Download the Nova Now App on Google Play!

To see additional Villanova-approved apps, visit the Villanova Mobile Apps page.

Frequently Asked Questions

I already have a Villanova App on my this the same?

This is an update to our existing University app. If you have already downloaded the app, you can update to this new version by going into updates on your iOS, Android or tablet device and downloading the latest update. This will automatically update your existing app.

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I like the old app, so can I keep it?

No. The new app completely supercedes the old one.

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Does it cost money to download?

No. Nova Now is Free!

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I'm having a problem with the app. Who can I contact?

UNIT's Help Desk is happy to help. You can contact them at x7777. Or fill out the feedback form.

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Is the app intended only for students?

No. While many features and functions of the app were developed especially for students, faculty and staff, parents, alumni and prospective students may all find valuable information throughout the app! However, some functionality is restricted to students, faculty, and staff.

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How do I log-in to the app?

  1. Use your normal VU credentials. (Which all faculty, staff, and students have)
  2. If you are not a faculty/staff/student, you cannot log-in.
  3. The log-in link at the bottom of the home screen lets you log-in, but you'll also be prompted to log-in when you open certain apps that require you to be logged in.

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How can I make general comments and suggestions about this app?

Please complete this electronic form to provide comments and suggestions about the Villanova mobile app. We would love to hear what you think!

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Please use the mobile feedback form to provide us with feedback regarding the Villanova Mobile Application. Your feedback is much appreciated and we will do our best to provide you with the best mobile experience possible.

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Mobile App/ Mobile Website Request Form

Any campus unit planning to develop a mobile application or mobile website under the auspices of the University and branded as a Villanova product must first seek formal approval to proceed by completing the Villanova University Mobile App/ Mobile Website Request Form. The completed form will be reviewed by a cross-disciplinary Mobile Application Review Committee.