SOURCE: Heartland Payment Systems
PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - Jul 30, 2012) - Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY) Campus Solutions division has increased its higher education client portfolio by signing 15 new colleges and universities for its Campus OneCard™ System, a robust campus management system and multi-functional campus ID card. With a combined enrollment of more than 106,000 students, the colleges and universities include:
- College of Mount Saint Vincent, NY
- Dutchess Community College, NY
- Hagerstown Community College, MD
- Marist College, NY
- Monroe College, NY
- Northeast Lakeview College, TX
- Northwest Vista College, TX
- Northwestern State University of Louisiana
- Palo Alto College, TX
- St. Philip's College, TX
- San Antonio College, TX
- Southern Polytechnic State University, GA
- Trevecca Nazarene University, TN
- University of the Sciences, PA
- Waynesburg University, PA
Heartland's Campus OneCard System is a campus card solution designed to meet the needs of students, campuses and staff with one card from one source. It provides students with a multi-functional contactless or magnetic stripe campus ID card, which can serve as an FDIC-insured, prepaid card that works like cash. OneCard also features a variety of capabilities related to security and housing access; dining, vending and laundry; bookstore and library management; print and copy management; and activities/events.
In addition, the Campus OneCard System also has four feature-laden, user-friendly Android and Apple iOS mobile applications that enable students and administrators to use their smartphones or mobile devices for on-campus purchases, to access OneCard account information, and to manage the OneCard System.
"Each college and university utilizes our Campus OneCard System solution to meet the needs of its individual campuses, students and/or staff," said Peter Drew, vice president of sales for Heartland's Campus Solutions division. "Whether they chose functionality related to security and housing access, dining/vending, or more, OneCard makes it easier for all users to manage their day-to-day school-related needs and responsibilities while on campus."
Ron Farmer, executive director of Heartland's Campus Solutions division, added, "We've been consistently growing our OneCard business throughout North America and adding these new, diverse higher education institutions continues that trend. Each of these colleges and universities will also receive superior customer service, as will any new schools we add in the future."
For more information, visit www.HeartlandCampusSolutions.com/OneCard
About Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), the sixth largest payments processor in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, school solutions, loyalty marketing services, campus solutions, payroll and related business solutions and services to more than 250,000 business and education locations nationwide. A FORTUNE 1000 company, Heartland is the founding supporter of The Merchant Bill of Rights, (www.merchantbillofrights.org), a public advocacy initiative that educates merchants about fair credit and debit card processing practices. The company is also a leader in the development of end-to-end encryption technology designed to protect cardholder data, rendering it useless to cybercriminals. For more detailed information, visit www.HeartlandPaymentSystems.com or follow the company on Twitter @HeartlandHPY and Facebook at facebook.com/HeartlandHPY.
This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature which represent our management's beliefs and assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions and are based on information currently available to us. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due to many factors, including risks and additional factors that are described in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.