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Case Studies for University Payment Systems

Discover how we help streamline university payment systems and achieve PCI compliance for our clients.

Simplifying University Payment Systems and PCI Compliance

Shift the burden and complexity of university payment systems — and all your payment processors, merchant systems, and PCI compliance requirements — so your finance team can focus on more strategic initiatives.

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Northwestern University Overhauls Payments & PCI With P2PE

Northwestern sought to modernize its multi-campus, multi-functional institution with a secure and cost-effective electronic payment system without interrupting business processes and addressing individual unit needs.

Find out how NU worked with Arrow Payments to optimize university payment systems.

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Implemented P2PE and installed PCI compliant POS devices

Gained realtime reporting capabilities

Eliminated physical and digital cardholder data

Optimized reconciliation procedures and sunset legacy tech

I have been very impressed with, and thankful for, the commitment and speed with which Arrow Payments has worked to move all of our campus merchants toward compliance with PCI DSS v3.1 while reducing administrative burden in each area.

Richard Emrich

Directory of Treasury, Northwestern University

WMU Streamlines University Payment Systems

Western Michigan University leans on Arrow Payments for expertise and scalable resources to implement point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and identify and install the right P2PE devices or equipment.

Learn more about how WMU leveraged Arrow Payments to achieve P2PE and PCI compliance objectives in a cost-efficient and timely manner.

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Conducted a holistic assessment of the university payment systems

Identified PCI compliant solutions

Ordered and installed all PCI compliant equipment

Improved donor relations and customer satisfaction

We were struggling to keep track of all merchants. We now have a single vendor, and reporting and tracking is a hundred times better. Also, we no longer have to contact donors and get their credit card numbers again, as the new system stores them for us, and everything is PCI compliant.

Lynda Hunt

Associate Director of Foundation Accounting and Finance, Western Michigan University

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What to Know During the PCI DSS v4.0 Transition

What to Know During the PCI DSS v4.0 Transition

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is focused on protecting cardholder data. As fraud and cybercriminals evolve, so must the standards by which organizations secure data, which is why we're in a phase of PCI DSS v4.0 Transition. The aim of the...

Understanding Real-Time Payments for Higher Ed

Understanding Real-Time Payments for Higher Ed

Real-time payments continue to gain momentum in 2022, especially as a new economic environment spurs the need for faster payments. As cross-border payments continue to gain steam, real-time payments show promise to aid those capabilities, too. The focus has long been...

What’s New in Treasury Tech?

What’s New in Treasury Tech?

Treasury departments hold a critical role in driving success for companies. Between financial planning, managing payments, and mitigating future risk, treasury departments must stay apprised of the latest technology developments to manage these responsibilities well. ...

How Payments Tech is Empowering Female Entrepreneurs

How Payments Tech is Empowering Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs face significantly more hurdles than their male counterparts in starting – and growing – businesses. In addition to discrimination and bias, they also struggle with limited advisors and government support. What’s more, Crunchbase reports that only...

Back-Office Treasury Management Trends to Watch

Back-Office Treasury Management Trends to Watch

It’s no secret that technology is pushing, pulling, and morphing the payments landscape. While this is obvious on the front end, it’s happening in back-office treasury management as well. As we move into Q4, now is the time to evaluate where technology may help to...

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