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Month: October 2021

Transact partners with TransferMate to help universities accept global currencies

Campus payment solutions and transaction system provider, Transact, has launched its new Transact International Payments offering that provides universities with a streamlined approach to accept international currencies. TransferMate is a globally regulated payments infrastructure-as-a-service company, and Transact will support the end-to-end processing of international payments for students and universities.

CR80Chats: Access control tips for new campus construction

In this edition of CR80Chats, we discuss the important access control considerations for universities and colleges embarking on a new construction project. Hear from ASSA ABLOY's Lester LaPierre, as we talk about how new builds present a clean slate for a campus to establish the ideal access control environment from the start.

Discover offers students dining alternatives with Phood meal delivery

Digital bank and payments company, Discover, has partnered with Phood’s meal delivery program for college students, opening access to merchants that run on the Discover network. The partnership comes at time when college students are overwhelmingly turning to mobile ordering and delivery services as alternatives to more traditional student dining options.

Saint Joseph’s launches mobile ordering from Transact

Saint Joseph's University has deployed mobile ordering from Transact, providing students with the “Hawk Hill 2 Go” app. The initiative provides a mobile ordering service that gives students the ability to order from any of the stations in the university's on campus Campion Food Court.

North Georgia sees cost savings from new copy/print system

The University of North Georgia is already seeing the financial difference from moving to a managed copy/print system at the start of the semester. In the few short months since launch, the university has reported saving more than $1,200 and the equivalent of 1.6 trees worth of unclaimed print jobs since making the switch in August.

Duke U. symptom monitoring app linked to student ID card privileges

Last year posed a number of unforeseen challenges for universities across the country, as COVID-19 required campuses to pivot and problem solve in new ways. One bit of problem solving at Duke University implemented a COVID symptom monitoring process that deactivated student ID card access with the university’s Transact system if students did not complete daily symptom monitoring and surveillance testing.

U. of Delaware athletics uses IDEMIA Mobile ID for event access

The University of Delaware has turned to identity solutions provider, IDEMIA, to leverage the company's Mobile ID for age verification and identification at the university's football stadium. The new event access solution is the result of a partnership with the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles and the University of Delaware Athletics, and makes UD one of the first campuses in the country to provide students and fans with a digital tool to verify identity without a physical driver’s license.

Transact reveals new technology, food-service integrations for campuses

Campus credential and payment solutions provider, Transact, has announced three new software integrations with food-service companies Apex Order Pickup Solutions, Panasonic, and Starship Technologies. The integrations mark a clear focus on technology based food-service additions to diversify Transact's food order processing with smart lockers and robot delivery.

ASSA ABLOY virtual tour showcases university security solutions

Access control solutions provider, ASSA ABLOY, has launched an online 360° virtual tour that allows universities to see how security and access control solutions can be used to create a sustainable, safe, and healthy learning environment. The virtual tour offers an immersive virtual experience for university decision makers to better see how ASSA ABLOY's solutions suite could benefit their campus.

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