While more colleges are enabling their student ID cards to be used off campus, the University of Central Florida in Orlando is canceling its program beginning next May. The reason: students have enough options on campus that an off-campus program isn’t needed, says a university spokesperson.
As expected, many of the 27 vendors, including restaurants and bookstores, aren’t happy with the school’s decision. “You’re taking the choices students using smart cards have now and cutting them in half,” said one of them.
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