Beginning this fall, the University of Florida will enable its students to receive mobile orders from a student-staffed food delivery service. The service is called Byppo, a Gainesville-based online food delivery company, that staffs students as delivery drivers. Together, the service will offer delivery from up to ten dining locations across UF's Gainesville campus.
Month: June 2021
Starting with the 2021-2022 academic year, the University of Georgia Dining Services will offer custom dining plans enabling students to choose the number of meal swipes and declining balance funds they receive. The parameters of the customizable dining plan will be based on students' housing status, academic year, and how often they plan to eat in campus dining commons and retail dining locations.
In the second installment of the CR80Chats series with Grubhub Campus, we discuss the dining environment at the University of Rochester with the university's Director of Campus Dining and Auxiliary Operations, Cam Schauff. The University of Rochester was one of the earliest adopters of mobile ordering technology, but what quickly followed was a realization that the university could could use mobile ordering as a tool to help students in a number of other ways.
Trusted identities solutions provider, HID Global, has added a new advancement to its Signo line of readers, incorporating biometrics into the HID Signo Biometric Reader 25B. The biometric reader is designed to capture and read fingerprints in real-world applications and conditions.
HID Global will be presenting a pair of webinars as part NACCU's Virtual Expo Showcase. The two virtual events will cover the move to mobile and physical security at university healthcare and research facilities. We caught up with HID's End User Business Manager for Higher Education, Tim Nyblom, to discuss some of the topics to be covered in HID's upcoming webinars.
In this edition of CR80Chats, we kick off our video series with Grubhub by discussing all things mobile ordering with Grubhub Campus' Head of Industry Relations, Ben Anderson. Mobile ordering has cemented itself as a must-have service for modern students, but with new challenges posed in 2020 along with a pandemic, Grubhub Campus and its services have taken on new meaning.
Two new efforts from the tech giant point to more mainstream use of electronic passports and offering pandemic status updates for travelers.
Campus payments and transaction system provider, Transact, is presenting a free virtual expo to discuss mobile credentials. The "Enabling mobile credential driven experiences on your campus" event will be hosted by NACCU as part of the Association's Virtual Expo Showcase series. Attendees of the event will learn how institutions can align their long-term vision for mobile credentials with a first-class student experience across both Apple and Android devices.
Campus payment solutions provider, Transact has partnered with student hunger non-profit, Swipe Out Hunger, to address college student food insecurity. Together, the two organizations will devote resources to better ensuring college students’ success by addressing some of the burdens that hunger can pose to students.
With the summer upon us and students away from campuses for the extended holiday, campus administrators can leverage this valuable time to learn and implement new solutions. To help narrow things down, campus ID solutions provider, ColorID, will host an informative webinar series covering all of the biggest campus ID solutions.