Campus ID News
Card, mobile credential, payment and security
FEATURED
PARTNERS

Card office takes to Twitter to promote IDs

Andrew Hudson   ||   Sep 22, 2015  ||   ,

The University of New Brunswick, along with campuses nationwide, has begun classes for the fall. And like any university, UNB is tasked with bringing new students up to speed early in the semester to get them acclimated to campus and settled into university life. It's a job that the university's card office seems to be tackling head on via social media.

To accompany the opening of the fall semester, the New Brunswick UCard Office is running a scavenger hunt with the help of the office's official Twitter account, @UNBUcard. The contest is helping to promote online photo submission and the UCard in general, with one winner being awarded $250 worth of UCard Cash.

There are a number of ways to promote not just the campus card, but the office that issues the credential as well. And when it comes to fostering student interest, New Brunswick's contest and presence on Twitter is a great place to start. An overwhelming number of college students are using Twitter, so why not engage with them directly?

New Brunswick's Twitter account is providing another means for students to engage with their campus card, but the posts don't necessarily have to be all about the card itself.

It's also an opportunity to promote other campus services and locations, like an on campus shop or restaurant, or driving more student attention to online photo submission.

Running these types of contests and giveaways can be a great way to drive traffic to university social media accounts, while also informing students of the value that their card holds. And with easy-to-use tools like Twitter that offer a great source of synergy for a card program, it's a win-win.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

RECENT POSTS

Feb 07, 23 / ,

Drake University maximizing off-campus program with Grubhub

Drake University’s fledgling off-campus program started in October of 2020, and it quickly became evident that mobile ordering would be a valuable addition. Grubhub joined the Drake CampusCash program just one short year later in October of 2021, and the partnership has provided Drake students with a wider variety of off-campus dining options than ever before.
Feb 03, 23 /

Brown campus mailroom adds visual queue

Brown University has added a new visual queue in its campus mailroom that displays the order in which students will be called to pick up their packages. The system is underpinned by the student ID card and a kiosk system in the mailroom.
Feb 02, 23 / ,

East Carolina adds robot delivery with Grubhub, Starship

East Carolina University has joined the growing list of institutions to deploy robot delivery, partnering with Grubhub and Starship Technologies to provide the service. All students, faculty and staff at East Carolina University are able to leverage robot delivery from main campus dining locations.
CIDN logo reversed
The only publication dedicated to the use of campus cards, mobile credentials, identity and security technology in the education market. CampusIDNews – formerly CR80News – has served more than 6,500 subscribers for more than two decades.
Twitter

Join us, @NACCUorg, and @TouchNet to explore how campus card programs can successfully navigate the sales and procurement process. Join the webinar on June 6, 2 pm EDT. https://go.touchnet.com/l/652093/2022-05-18/lsndq

Webinar: Learn how the University of Arizona uses campus cards, mobile ordering, kiosks, lockers, and robots to revolutionize campus dining. April 7, 2-2:30 EDT. Register Now at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7821245544009488910?source=campus-id

As supply chain issues in 2021 persist, identity solutions provider @ColorID discusses ways campuses can to overcome potentially troublesome delays until the situation eases.

https://www.cr80news.com/news-item/protecting-your-campus-card-program-from-supply-chain-issues/

A dining services push at the @UBuffalo is reinforcing the utility of self-service checkout. @CBORD is improving the food service experience using the GET app, as well as Nextep kiosks and Oracle’s Micros Simphony POS.

https://www.cr80news.com/news-item/kiosks-self-service-tech-streamline-campus-food-service-u-buffalo/

Did you miss our recent webinar? No worries - watch it on-demand. Leaders from @NAU and the @UAlberta joined Ryan Audus, Touchnet, and Andrew Hudson, @CR80News, to discuss innovative mobile services and the future of mobile tech in higher ed. Watch now: https://bit.ly/31RFyLn

Load More...
Contact
CampusIDNews is published by AVISIAN Publishing
315 E. Georgia St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
www.AVISIAN.com[email protected]
Use our contact form to submit tips, corrections, or questions to our team.
©2023 CampusIDNews. All rights reserved.