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Card office takes to Twitter to promote IDs

The University of New Brunswick has taken to Twitter to help promote its UCard and card office services, and is running a contest worth $250 in UCard cash. With an overwhelming number of college students using the social media site, New Brunswick's presence on Twitter is a great place to start when it comes to driving more interest and awareness for the campus card and its valuable services.

From the Director’s chair: Technology extends boundaries for auxiliaries

The National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) is a support organization serving higher education, with university members in the United States, Canada and around the world. NACAS CEO Ron Campbell discusses how technology can help university auxiliaries to boost their service capabilities and highlights available resources.

Contest sees student photo adorn campus card

A contest at Southern Illinois Carbondale saw students snap their own photos around campus in the hopes of winning the ultimate prize -- their photo printed on all new IDs, and a university bookstore gift card. The contest marks another great way for university card offices to engage with students, while adding a personal element to the campus card design.

IDenticard adds prox to UBand solution

IDenticard's UBand offers a wearable alternative to the campus card. The silicon bracelet represents a rare foray into wearables for the higher ed space, and depending on the implementation, supports access control and other transactions on campus. Now, the company has announced that the bracelet will include proximity technology and compatibility with HID prox formats.

William & Mary issues reusable dining containers

William & Mary’s dining services is launching a new program on campus called “Choose to Reuse,” and the initiative is providing students with reusable carry out containers in the hopes...

Heartland recognizes clients at 2014 OneCard User Group Conference

Heartland Campus Solutions recently hosted its 2014 OneCard User Group Conference in Clearwater, FL to honor Heartland clients who displayed card system excellence and innovation. In addition to the Annual...
Learn about ID card size in inches and ID card size in pixels

The bottom of the deck

Every university has to manage its card stock supply, and though it’s not the most exciting task for a card office to undertake, being left without a sufficient supply of...

ID.me acquires student discount provider Perkla

ID.me has acquired student discount platform Perkla in an announcement at Fashion Digital NY, a fashion and e-commerce centric event for start-up companies. The acquisition intends to protect retailers from...
Online photo submission eases campus card office burden

Online photo submission eases campus card office burden

Online photo submission is helping solve an age old problem. We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a bad hair day, a stain on your shirt, the dreaded blink or just...

Pasadena City College offers discount entertainment with ID card

A student’s life doesn’t have to be all work and no play. Moreover, when your university is located in a city like Pasadena, California where there’s a lot to do,...
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