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One card does it all for students at Texas university

Andy Williams   ||   Feb 16, 2011  ||   , ,

The University of Texas at Arlington has upgraded its one-card system to the point that the students and staff ID cards can be used to access appropriate buildings, make on- and off- campus purchases, and clock in and out of work.

The university’s one-card system, implemented by campus card provider CBORD, is the cumulative effort of 15 years of updates and added functionality, according to this article in Campus Safety. The magnetic stripe card controls access to campus buildings, tracks meal plans, records time and attendance and provides identification on university grounds.

This system not only keeps students and university employees safe by restricting access to sensitive areas and university events, it also allows cardholders to take advantage of privileges such as meal plans and campus laundry facilities.

The same system also tracks an employee’s time and attendance through PC-based virtual clock user interfaces that allow employees to clock in and out.

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Student card data at Alberta helps piece together campus life puzzle

Jennifer McNeill, manager of the ONEcard program at the University of Alberta, explains how card system data can potentially lead to a safer, more welcoming student experience. She describes how data collected from campus card transactions can be used to improve operations like dining, residence life, fitness and other vital campus tasks.
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Penn State adds mobile ordering to campus app

Penn State has added a mobile ordering feature to its comprehensive campus mobile app, Penn State Go. The Penn State Eats Mobile function is available for use by students on the flagship University Park campus, as well as across the university's Commonwealth Campuses.
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NAU leverages delivery robots to support late-night dining

Northern Arizona is leveraging Starship delivery robots and the mobile ordering app in a clever way to prop up late night dining, and putting a twist on the ghost kitchen concept. The university has launched its Hole in the Wall dining window that now serves either pickup or robot delivery for students by offering a number of dining concepts all from a single, concession-style window.
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