The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Arkansas is the flagship campus for the entire University of Arkansas system. The university has over 26,700 students (Fall 2015) and has been ranked as the 7th fastest growing public research university in the country.
The Campus Card Office at the University of Arkansas is responsible for verifying identity of all persons seeking to obtain a U of A ID card, production of all campus identification cards, security encoding of ID cards and meal plan management. The office produces over 16,000 cards a year, manages over 7,000 meal plans a semester and manages the Blackboard Transact system which processed 4 million transactions last year.
Since 1999 AAMSCO has been proud to serve the Campus Card Office at the University of Arkansas to provide ID badging solutions for the growing campus. As the needs for student badging has evolved over the years, AAMSCO has provided systems and services to keep up with changing technologies and purposes on campus. The badges are used around campus for meal plans, security access, enrollment verification, flex dollars, event management, and Razorbuck$.
Student orientations can be a challenge for most universities; badging 5,000 students over the course of a few short orientation sessions is no simple task. The Campus Card Office houses multiple ID systems to ensure that the process moves quickly and smoothly. Along with requiring a solution that is fast and easy to use, the solution needs to be highly reliable. With ongoing maintenance support and services, the CCO operates with minimal downtime.