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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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Higher Education’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

Higher Education’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

According to Coinbase, twice as many students report having taken a crypto course in 2019 and 41 of the top 50 universities have at least one student-led crypto and/or blockchain club. As people around the world continue to learn about and invest in cryptocurrency,...

How Ecommerce Merchants Can Avoid Falling Victim to Carding

How Ecommerce Merchants Can Avoid Falling Victim to Carding

Carding occurs when bad actors use large volumes of stolen credit card data to attempt to make small purchases on an ecommerce website. It’s sometimes referred to as credit card stuffing or just plain old fraud, and it’s bad news for eCommerce merchants.  What Does...

5 Cybersecurity Facts to Know in Higher Ed

5 Cybersecurity Facts to Know in Higher Ed

Data breaches have become an unfortunate part of life, and cybersecurity is now more important than ever. Many universities are struggling to adapt to managing data sprawl, cloud services, and a variety of digital payment methods. As things only become more complex,...

Is Your University Ransomware-Proof?

Is Your University Ransomware-Proof?

Just a few months ago, the FBI issued a warning to universities about a sharp uptick in ransomware incidents that can extract and encrypt data. In 2020, ransomware attacks occurred across colleges and universities in the U.S., including one case where hackers asked...

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