Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Nova Southeastern replaces outdated campus smart card with new smart card system

Friday, March 10, 2006


Shackled by an outdated card program and its proprietary operating system, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) went looking for something bigger and better and, more importantly, a campus card that would enable the university to keep pace with technology.

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CardSmith in is rolling out real-time account activation for its clients using the company’s IDMS system.

IDMS, CardSmith’s card printing and production system, continuously updates the company’s transaction system anytime a card is printed or replaced. This means that students can walk out of their campus card office with an active, transaction-ready credential. Providing students with an active ID at the time of issuance eliminates delays associated with batch file processing, a common occurrence in other systems.

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Students at the University of Illinois can now use their smart phone to pay for parking at campus meters.

The new Pay By Phone system is up and running at the university’s main campus and according to the Daily Illini could see rollouts to off-campus locations in Champaign and Urbana as well.

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Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia, Calif. is using student IDs and smartphones as a means for students to earn certain privileges.

The program is called Student Scan Identification Card Authorization, or SSSICA. As ABC’s local Visalia affiliate reports, campus administrators greet students by scanning a bar code on the students’ IDs to determine whether they have permission to leave campus for lunch or attend school events such as a football game.

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The University of New Brunswick is adding a unique feature to its campus ID by harkening back the oldest payment method around, cash.

The new university identification cards double as cash cards that can be used at selected businesses on campus. The new IDs have seemingly been a big hit, as an estimated 1,100 students have already made the switch to the new credential.

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