Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Arizona students to begin wearing ID card

Friday, July 27, 2012

Scottsdale School District students will be required to wear ID cards when they return to school next month. The new procedure covers middle and high school students.

High school students will be issued a photo student ID and lanyard during registration week and middle school students will get theirs a few weeks after school starts. While the ID and lanyard are free, if the card is lost or stolen, students are likely to be charged a replacement fee.


Students will have to scan their ID cards to ride the school bus, purchase food in the cafeteria, purchase items in the bookstore and check out library books.

“Being able to visually identify our students will help distinguish them from others who may not belong on our campuses,” said a district security officer.

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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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Student purchases made on the University of Wisconsin’s campus – with the university’s Wiscard – are set to be simplified as well as offer additional discounts on food.

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A student ID can verify an individual’s identity with a simple swipe, tap or scan, instantly tethering the person who presents the card to a user account on the backend system. But what happens when the cardholder no longer uses their legal name?

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