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Month: June 2020

Mercer to launch Transact Mobile Ordering

Mercer University Auxiliary Services and Mercer Dining will introduce Transact Mobile Ordering to its students this August. The move will enable Mercer students to order ahead and skip the line for pickup at the university's retail dining locations.

Nelnet, PayMyTuition offer international students new payment option

Nelnet Campus Commerce, a provider of secure payment technology for higher education institutions, is expanding international student payment options via a new partnership with MTFX Group's payment solution, PayMyTuition. The payment platform enables international students to pay their tuition and other fees in their home country's currency, while universities receive the payment in its local tender.

Suffolk University students benefit from new Grubhub partnership

Boston’s Suffolk University has partnered with Grubhub to provide its students with another dining alternative. The move will expand the dining options available to Suffolk students and enable greater use of the campus card for payment. The partnership comes during a time of transition in higher ed as the university community adapts to a new campus normal and prepares to welcome students back.

Stephen F. Austin State releases new housing guidelines for fall

Stephen F. Austin State University has made changes to campus housing guidelines amid COVID-19, including the lifting of a requirement for freshmen to live in on-campus residence halls. The freshmen housing requirement joins other changes designed to prevent the spread of the virus within residence halls.

MIT poll surveys student preference for fall semester

A new survey conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology asked MIT students how they felt about the return to campus this fall. The survey results point to some concerns around the coronavirus and how the university will implement new safety restrictions this fall.

CR80News Chats: Mobile ID, card issuance solutions for a post-coronavirus campus

Zoom calls are seemingly the de facto norm these days. So rather than writing this out in an article we thought a conversation would be a nice change of pace. In this episode, we chat with HID's Tim Nyblom, about potential challenges coming this fall, as well as mobile ID and other card issuance measures that might ease some burden on the post-coronavirus campus.

Allegion launches Schlage Mobile Access portfolio

Security products and solutions provider, Allegion has announced the launch of Schlage Mobile Access Solutions, a comprehensive, secure and flexible access control portfolio. Schlage's Mobile Access portfolio encompasses a complete cloud-based ecosystem that enables the use of mobile credentials at openings across an entire property or campus.

Transact wins CNP’s best e-commerce platform

Card system vendor, Transact was a winner at the recent Card Not Present (CNP) Awards. The CNP Awards is a program celebrating the best in e-commerce solutions, and covers a number of verticals including higher education.

ColorID discusses solutions for safer campus return

Campus identity solutions provider, ColorID will be hosting two upcoming webinars that will discuss some of the solutions that could help universities to transition back into a safer campus environment this fall. Specifically, the topics of online photo submission through CloudCard, and thermal temperature scanning at entryways will be discussed in detail with attendees.

Ticketing provider aims for safer student experience at high-traffic facilities

Campus ticketing solutions provider, AudienceView, has launched new software specifically for higher education that helps manage capacity in spaces where students congregate. The company's new Campus Flow ticketing platform integrates with other critical university systems to create a packaged offering designed to support physical distancing measures.

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