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Rockies Mobile Classroom App for Smartphones and Mobile Devices Updated with Improved Functionality and Services
App created and developed by Bridgepoint Education's Products team

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) and its Products team have just completed the launch of comprehensive updates for the Rockies Mobile app. Version 2.2 for Apple® and Android®-powered mobile devices and smartphones is now available to students and faculty of University of the Rockies, providing them improved online classroom functionality, increased student service options, a new “just-in-time” course interface based on current weekly activity, and quicker feature access.

Bridgepoint originally created Rockies Mobile to provide the students and faculty of University of the Rockies, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint, with essential online course interaction. The app enables portable mobile devices using Android® or Mac OS® to serve as a conduit between learners and their education, connecting them with their instructors and the University itself.

“Mobile technology has become a great educational enabler,” said Elizabeth Aguiar, Bridgepoint Education’s vice president of Business Development and Product Marketing. “The Rockies Mobile app provides students and instructors instant coursework connectivity, improved online classroom presence, and a host of additional functionality that expands the learning experience.”

Included in the suite of features built into the updated Rockies Mobile classroom app are improvements to discussion navigation, course-view selection, the digital student I.D. (DSID) and the Help Center. These features join innovative new student ledger card access and the “just-in-time” page views in an upgraded Rockies Mobile interface, being rolled out to reflect the University’s new branding. In keeping with this app’s reputation for stability, Version 2.2 has been tested extensively.

Rockies Mobile is a free upload for students and faculty of the University. Updated versions of the Rockies Mobile app are available today via, as well as through the Apple® store ( and Android’s® Market (


About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) improves the way individuals learn. By harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as Constellation, Thuze and Waypoint Outcomes, Bridgepoint Education has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that advance learning. Its accredited institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies – embody the contemporary college experience. Ashford University offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs while University of the Rockies offers master’s and doctoral degree programs. Both provide progressive online platforms, as well as traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa (Ashford University), and Colorado Springs, Colorado (University of the Rockies). For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.


About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is an advanced graduate institution for tomorrow’s thought leaders. The University provides an intimate and dynamic learning environment, offering highly specialized master’s and doctoral degree programs in the social and behavioral sciences, access to industry experts, campus clinical programs for practical experience, and research and publishing opportunities. University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association ( Small by design, University of the Rockies classes are presented in a progressive online format and at its Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.