CBORD’s Off-Campus Advantage, which expands the functionality of the university-issued ID card by enabling local merchants to accept it as a form of payment, has added six more colleges to its roster, including State University of New York and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Off-campus programs increase student satisfaction and purchasing power at universities nationwide
Ithaca, New York–Off-Campus Advantage™, LLC (OCA), a leading provider of off-campus payment services for colleges and universities, has announced six client roster additions, including Western Kentucky University, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta, Carnegie Mellon University, Delta State University, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and York College of Pennsylvania. Additional launches are scheduled for early 2008.
The company’s growth has been fueled by its recent acquisition by The CBORD Group, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of campus card technology to the college and university marketplace. Now fully integrated with CBORD’s Odyssey PCS™ and CS Gold® campus card solutions, Off-Campus Advantage’s Central Server Technology opens the door for CBORD’s hundreds of university clients to take advantage of OCA’s faster, easier transaction processing.
“Off-Campus Advantage’s integration with our campus card system has allowed us to seamlessly add services to our campus ID program, as well as build relationships with area businesses,” says Sherry Blanton, ID Center Manager, Western Kentucky University.
“We are very pleased to welcome these institutions to the OCA fold,” says Shawn McCarthy, Managing Director, Off-Campus Advantage, LLC. “Our customizable program offerings and high-speed terminal options position us well to meet the industry’s growing need for flexible off-campus commerce solutions. We recently expanded our team, and are constantly enhancing our technology to effectively serve our growing number of university partners and their students.”.
About Off-Campus Advantage, LLC
Off-Campus Advantage, LLC, expands the functionality of the university-issued ID card by enabling merchants in the local community to accept it as a form of payment. With its suite of services, including proprietary Central Server Technology, OCA creates fully customized programs for schools with existing off-campus vendors, as well as those migrating off-campus for the first time. To learn more about OCA, visit us online at www.offcampusadvantage.com.
OCA is a wholly owned subsidiary of The CBORD Group,Inc.
About The CBORD Group, Inc.
The CBORD Group serves colleges and universities, corporations, healthcare facilities, chain restaurants, supermarkets, and a host of other market segments. CBORD’s products are used in campus ID card privilege control, campus security, access control, housing services, meal plans, online ordering, foodservice, catering, nutrition services, and other institution-wide activities. The CBORD Group serves more than 6,000 clients in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Australia. The CBORD Group was founded in 1975. Today it employs more than 475 professionals. To learn more about CBORD, visit us at www.cbord.com.