January 22, 2020
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School ID’s Now Supported by Google Pay on 15 Campuses across the US — but Only for Android

Google Pay now works with school campus identifications at fifteen educational facilities across the United States, but only with Android devices…

Students with Android-powered phones and faculty members alike on 15 schools across the US will soon be able to use Google Pay for their campus identification.

It’s an expansion of the tech giant’s mobile wallet’s capabilities, which added support for tickets and loyalty cards last year.

Google Pay School Campus ID Support going Live

School campus ID Google Pay support will soon go live, giving faculty and students the option to access buildings and other areas, through an NFC reader or Near Field Communication device. It will also act as a payment source for dining, laundry, along with vending machines, and more.

Transact, a firm which provides billing and payment services for students, is helping to power the feature. Mercer University is already testing the tech and is expected to fully roll out in the second quarter of the year.

Here’s a list of the educational institutions that will have the feature: Arkansas State University, Chowan University, College of Coastal Georgia, Duke University, Georgetown University, Hamilton College, Johns Hopkins University, Marshall University, Mercer University, Roanoke College, St. Edward’s University, South Dakota State University, Temple University, The University of Alabama, and University of New Brunswick.

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