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Campus credential and payments solution provider, Transact Campus, introduced its newest cloud-native platform, Transact One, earlier this year. Now, the company’s new cloud-based transaction system, Transact IDX, is among the initial solutions that can be enabled in Transact One.
The University of South Dakota added a meal swipe donation program this fall semester to enable students to donate swipes to their peers in need. The university is collaborating with Swipe Out Hunger on the initiative.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is granting alumni access to select campus buildings via a digital or physical alumni MIT ID card. The new policy took effect in October, and adds a host of benefits in addition to building access.
The EV revolution is coming to universities – and with it, the need for EV charging on campus. This emerging service could be opening new roles for campus ID card, and decisions made now about how to access and manage EV charging could bring big impacts in the coming years.
Campus credential and commerce solution provider, TouchNet, recently outlined its benefits to the use of declining balance accounts on campus. In the company's "10 Ways Declining Balance Accounts Can Benefit Your Campus," there's seems to be a common thread between campuses that have fared well through the last couple years, and healthy declining balance offerings.
Beginning in fall 2022, more than 39,000 University of Minnesota students who pay a Transportation and Safety Fee gained access to a Universal Transit Pass (UTP). The UTP allows students unlimited rides on regional public transit providers by way of their student ID (U Card).
Drexel University has published a helpful guide detailing the many benefits that the university's student ID card, the DragonCard, provides for members of the campus community. In an official university release, Drexel students are reminded of why the DragonCard is so vital to life on campus and beyond.
In this edition of CampusIDChats, we’re continuing our discussion about the future of campus dining, and specifically examining the role of smart lockers on campus. Apex is appearing on a growing number of college campuses and the company’s smart locker solution is being used for a host of different applications ranging from mobile ordering to mail and package pickup.
With the advent of new service capabilities like order ahead and mobile ordering, a growing number of universities are implementing smart locker technology to bring the pick-up phase of the ordering process up to speed. HID Global’s card and credential solutions can help universities deploy smart lockers in a seamless fashion using its existing transaction environment.
Middle Tennessee State Athletics has launched a new mobile app that will enable fans load tickets into Apple Wallet or Google Play, as well as stay connected and current with updates on the university's 17 athletics programs.
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