Free Resources for Online Students

Every online Biolan should have these helpful free apps to help you maximize your time. From virtual maps of Biola to assignment tracking help, these apps have you covered.

Biola — Experience Campus in VR

This app provides a virtual 3-D map of Biola. If you ever need to come to campus to visit your program director or success coach, study at the library or eat at the cafe, this app will guide you.

Canvas Student

The Canvas app allows you to see your courses on the go and check your grades and assignments, join discussions, watch video uploads from professors and more.


This app allows you to set up an appointment with your success coach at your convenience. There are 15 minute, 30 minute, 45 minute and even hour long appointment blocks that you can choose from.

Cisco WebEx Meetings

Whenever you want to meet with you success coach but can’t visit campus in person, you can still meet online using WebEx. This app allows for video interaction, chat and international calling around the world wherever there is internet access.

Gmail - Email by Google

When you log in using your Biola email and password, you can use all the features that the Gmail app provides.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

This app is helpful for viewing, annotating and signing PDF files. For most applications and forms that you need to fill out, this app eliminates the need for printing out documents and allows your to return documents from the convenience of your phone, tablet or computer.

Grammarly Keyboard

This sophisticated grammar checker corrects your grammar prior to sending out an email, message or post.


Writing essays can be challenging, and citing the sources can be even harder. EasyBib makes it extremely easy to cite the sources on the essay in the format that you need it in.


If you have a hard time keeping track of all your assignments, responsibilities and things to do around the house, this app helps you manage it all.


LinkedIn is a great professional social networking app. Employers often see what social media websites their potential employees are on, so make your social media presence professional and build your online resume here.

Last Updated:
April 25, 2022
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