Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Penn State using IDs for football tickets

Friday, May 8, 2009

Student tickets for the 2009 Penn State football season will be stored on student ID cards, according to the Daily Collegian. The athletic department has also set up a Web site that will enable students to sell tickets, instead of using emails like it’s been done in the past.

One issue is whether to allow students to upgrade tickets by paying an extra fee and enabling non-students to use them. Officials have developed procedures to make upgrades possible but they are unsure if students want to upgrades.

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