Learn from our subject matter experts on a variety of topics — including solution updates, important deadlines, and industry trends — all designed to keep you informed and up-to-date.

Upcoming Webinars

From credentials to apps, mobile shapes the modern campus

Thursday, December 9 | 1-2 p.m. CST

Mobile credentials are attracting significant attention on campuses in the U.S and Canada, but they are not the only mobile service redefining the modern campus. Join leaders from Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the University of Alberta as they share their experiences launching innovative mobile services on campus. Webinar attendees will hear from a TouchNet exec about the future of mobile tech on campus, as well as see a demo of the company's new 360U campus app.

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PCI and Payments, Everchanging

Wednesday, December 15 | 1-2 p.m. CST

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Need to get up to speed on PCI? This webinar will cover how to be successful with PCI DSS, PA-DSS, and how to prepare and comply with the new Software Security Framework (SSF). In addition, we’ll define industry acronyms and focus on the fundamentals of PCI including SAQ's, P2PE, EMV and more. We'll cover how the expiration of PA-DSS affects payments vendors and how TouchNet is moving forward within the new SSF to support your campus! 




U.Commerce 8.2 Feature Pack Overview

Learn more about the Feature Pack 8.2 that went live on Friday, November 19.  Gain an overview of the major enhancements to our platform and solutions, and explore the latest functionality updates.

Building a Campuswide Payment Experience with Colleague & TouchNet

Get an interactive and in-depth review of how Monmouth University simplified campuswide payments for the school, students, and merchants while streamlining administration, reconciliation, and managing recurring payments via Ellucian Payment Center and Marketplace by TouchNet. 

U.Commerce 8.1 Mobile ID Features Overview

TouchNet is enabling student IDs in the digital wallet with its OneCard Mobile ID service. This webinar provides a detailed demonstration of our Mobile ID service, walks you through provisioning a pass to the digital wallet, and explains other new functionality.

U.Commerce 8.1 Feature Pack Overview

TouchNet's product management team takes a first look at our latest release, U.Commerce 8.1. Explore the latest updates and key enhancements to help you make the most of your TouchNet solutions.


PCI-EZ, Better Security and Less Paperwork

Data breaches happen daily, and protecting your institution and students can be costly and labor intensive. Join Lakehead University and TouchNet to learn how the school's PCI-EZ approach to compliance reduces paperwork and delivers a better, more secure experience campuswide.


Find Out How OCT Provides Fast Digital Student Refunds

Even before COVID-19 forced campuses to close, student refunds were complicated, regulated, and manual for Higher Ed institutions. CEO and Founder of Checkbook.io, PJ Gupta, explores how colleges and universities can build a refund program tailored to meet the needs of their institution and students.


Take an Integrated Approach to Financial Literacy for Your Students

When students and families understand the inherent risk and financial implications associated with withdrawing from college, they're better equipped to make decisions. Learn more about the advantages and positive outcomes achievable when schools disclose refund and withdrawal policies.

How Mobile IDs Will Transform the Student Experience

Explore the shift to contactless, mobile-first solutions happening on campus today. Learn how moving your student IDs to a digital wallet extends your reach and improve engagement by meeting students where they already spend most of their time — on their phone.

U.Commerce 8 Release Highlights

TouchNet's product management team takes a first look at U.Commerce 8, our fully integrated platform approach to campus management. They also walk through updates, new functionality, and new tools designed to deliver integrated, frictionless campus interactions for everyone on campus.

TransferMate Education — Adapting for International Students

From managing Covid-19-related refunds to employment trends, in this webinar our experts discuss the steps they've taken to adapt for international students. Listen on demand to learn more about the rapid shift to blending living and remote work, the changing environment during Covid-19 and how to maintain international student enrolment figures for the new academic year.

2021 Nacha Standards Update

Presenters Martha Wilson, TouchNet’s manager, Payment Programs and Melody Schongar, product manager, Payments provide an overview of changes to two new Nacha standards coming in 2021: Supplementing Fraud Detection Standards for WEB Debits and the Supplementing Data Security Requirements.

Inside Higher Ed presents "COVID-19's Forceful Financial Hit: A Survey of Business Officers"

This fall, colleges and universities worldwide face unexpected pandemic-related costs, health and security concerns, and budget reallocations that will impact operations now and for the foreseeable future. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear editors analyze results and take questions related to Insider Higher Ed's "COVID-19's Forceful Financial Hit: A Survey of Business Officers." TouchNet is proud to sponsor the annual survey, which provides peer-sourced tips and insights schools can use to meet their own challenges and prepare for those ahead.

Reopening the Campus: Preparedness for a Non-Contact World

Following campus shutdowns, learn from our panel of higher ed professionals about the technologies, goals, and procedures schools employ to enroll students, resume classes, and maintain safety.

Moderated by CR80News. Panelists include:

Deborah Davis – The University of Houston
Kim Pfeffer – Emory University
Dave Falldien – TouchNet’s OneCard Sales Engineer

Your Path to a Contactless Campus

The rush to move to contactless payments and credentials on campus brings with it a deluge of terminology and technology — from NFC to mobile wallets to virtual queuing. This webinar explores the many options you have for making and taking transactions and help focus you on the right path toward safe, smart, contactless commerce for everyone you serve.

Secure Refunding in the Digital Age

Explore refund methods (including digital refund options), learn about best practices and new regulations, and discover the latest NACHA regulatory information at this PDG webinar.

Securing Transactions and Managing PCI Compliance in a COVID-19 World

Watch this webinar to hear TouchNet and our P2PE partner, Bluefin, discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the higher education payments landscape, best practices for keeping your payment environment secure, and the role of PCI DSS in times of unexpected change.

Partnering to Protect: Boost Student Peace of Mind With GradGuard Tuition Protection

Even before 2020's spring campus closures, the American College Health Association reported $1.2 billion in student tuition investment was at risk. In this webinar, TouchNet's Chris Setcos and GradGuard's Derrick Shy discuss the growing awareness of the need for tuition protection resources and the advantages for students and schools available through the GradGuard Tuition Protection Program.

The Evolution of Campus Credentials

TouchNet sales engineer Dave Falldien offers new perspectives on modern credentialing solutions and real-world examples of schools benefiting from their solution capabilities in unexpected circumstances.

Transition to Transform: Business Continuity in Unexpected Situations

TouchNet's Client Advisory Board panelists discuss how their schools adopted a “transition to transform” mindset during campus shutdowns and whether these changes will affect long-term plans.

Panelists Include:

  • Valarie Van Vlack, Treasurer, Texas State University
  • Kristy Pritchett, Director of Student Account Services, University of Alabama
  • Brenda Coldiron, Director Business Technology, Wichita State University
  • Michelle Clark, Director of Accounting, Chapman University

TouchNet Refund Solutions Simplified

John Mealy, senior product manager, and John McElroy, senior manager, product strategy, provide an overview of the various disbursement options, including: payment returns, electronic refunds, credit card vs. ACH, and offer a sneak preview of our new Digital Check and Instant Pay options.

Payment Plan Trends for 2020 and Beyond

Among today's incoming freshmen, 89 percent aren't willing to go into debt for college. Watch this webinar to learn more about payment plans that provide a smart alternative to student loans as well as managed payment plans that offer schools transparent record keeping, automatically calculated payments, and complete visibility and oversight.

How Redeemer University is Unifying Payment and Credential Experiences Across Campus

Learn how Ellucian Payment Center and Ellucian OneCard — both developed and delivered by TouchNet — are helping Redeemer by unifying payment and credential experiences across campus.

2019 Survey of College & University Business Officers Webcast

TouchNet sponsored this Inside Higher Ed webinar, which examines: Drawdowns, Discounts, and Downturns: What keeps CBO's up at night.

Student Finance and Completion

TouchNet sponsored this Inside Higher Ed webinar, which explores the connections between finances and students completing college.

Create a Connected Campus with Ellucian Ethos and TouchNet

This webinar is presented by Mark Bolembach, Director, Product Management, Ellucian and MIchelle Slaughter, Principle Solutions Architect, TouchnNet.

Securing Campuswide Payments

This webinar explores PCI topics, including compliance, trends, and breaches, and is presented by Ryan Audus, Director, Business Development.

Securing Payments with Ellucian Payment Center by TouchNet

This webinar is presented by:

  • Barbara Doane, Director, Product Management, Ellucian
  • John McElroy, Product Strategy, TouchNet
  • Ryan Audus, Director, Business Development, TouchNet

Modernize Your Campus Payments for Student Success

Learn about Ellucian and TouchNet's solutions for modernizing campus in the webinar presented by Django Mulholland, Senior Inside Sales Rep, Ellucian, and John Mealy, Senior Project Manager, TouchNet.