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

Student proposes ID card stickers with sexual, mental health contacts

Andrew Hudson   ||   Oct 22, 2014  ||   

A new student-led proposal at Columbia University is looking to place stickers on student ID cards that display contact information for sexual and mental health resources.

The student proposal is working with Columbia’s Community Health House, to print some 8,000 stickers that list the contact information for Sexual Violence Response and Counseling and Psychological Services. The stickers are designed to fit on the back of existing Columbia student ID cards.

As reported by the Columbia Spectator, the project was inspired by a poster containing the contacts for these organizations that was placed on the back of a bathroom stall. The idea of the stickers is to make those resources more accessible for students, placing it in their pocket, rather than in a static location.

The backs of the Columbia student ID card already features the contact information for university emergency medical services, but there is just enough unused white space for the additional emergency contacts.

Once the stickers were designed, the student proposal went to Columbia’s Residential Life, who sponsored the purchase of the stickers – a grand total of $90 as the stickers cost just a penny each.

While the current proposal is focusing solely on adhesive add-ons for student ID’s, future plans include working with Columbia’s card office to print the information for Sexual Violence Response and Counseling and Psychological Services directly onto each new ID card.

With sexual assault and mental health conditions on the rise on college campuses, making the appropriate resources readily available to students when they need them most can be a vital service. As demonstrated by the efforts of Columbia students, these efforts can be as simple and cost effective as penny stickers on the backs of IDs – a minor cost when it comes to securing the health and safety of students.

Related Posts

|| TAGS:
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

RECENT ARTICLES

Kent State autonomous store
May 23, 24 /

Kent State autonomous store uses campus cards from CBORD for entry, payment

Kent State University’s Flash Bistro is a grab-and go store that offers snacks and light meals. These days, the meals seem even lighter as students enter the store, pick up their food, and exit without interacting with a cashier or self-checkout device. With the help of Kent State’s transaction system provider, CBORD, students to present […]
Assa Abloy trade show booth video
May 15, 24 / ,

Entertaining video shows range of lock options from Assa Abloy and HID

Visiting a company’s booth on an exhibit hall floor is often informative, but it is not alway funny or entertaining. But when the tour is led by two of the security industry’s social media leaders, it can be both. In this video from ISC West, Phil Coppola, HID’s Mobile Evangelist, tours the Assa Abloy booth […]
Atrium and Towson autonomous convenience store with zippin
May 09, 24 / ,

Towson University and Atrium discuss new autonomous market

New technology at the Tiger Express convenience store at Towson University let's students walk in, grab products, and walk out without interacting with a employee or using self-checkout. In this CampusIDNews Chat, we get the lowdown from Myron Esterson, IT Manager, Auxiliary Services at Towson and David McQuillin, Vice President of Sales and Atrium Co-Founder. […]
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

Attn: friends in the biometrics space. Nominations close Friday for the annual Women in Biometrics Awards. Take five minutes to recognize a colleague or even yourself. http://WomenInBiometrics.com

Feb. 1 webinar explores how mobile ordering enhanced campus life, increased sales at UVA and Central Washington @Grubhub @CBORD

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.
©2024 CampusIDNews. All rights reserved.