Webinars

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.

Reopening the Campus: Preparedness for a Non-Contact World

Tuesday, July 21 | 1:00 p.m. CDT

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Moderated by CR80News. Panelists include:
Deborah Davis – The University of Houston
Kim Pfeffer – Emory University
Dave Falldien – TouchNet’s OneCard Sales Engineer

Schools that are contemplating reopening campuses this fall face numerous challenges and expectations. Learn from our panel of higher ed professionals about the technologies, goals and procedures they’re employing to enroll students, resume classes, and maintain safety.

Technology Investment Enables School to Successfully Navigate Pandemic

Wednesday, July 29 | 12:00 p.m. CDT

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For the last five years, California College of the Arts (CCA) has worked on delivering a more modern experience for students and staff by moving to advanced, cloud-based technology. As it turns out, the school’s planning and investment gave it the flexibility and tools needed to better manage pandemic-related changes.

Presenters will share quick wins from the changeover, how technology is helping students and administrators better manage student accounts, and why having online payment options is critical. They’ll highlight the school’s journey to cloud-based solutions, and how CCA planning, implementation, and investment positioned them to respond, adapt, and prepare for the future … even if it looks a little different.

Presenters:

Michelle Ziegman, senior director of customer solutions, California College of the Arts
Michelle Slaughter, principal solutions architect, TouchNet
Bryan Dickson, director, student financial services and educational programs, NACUBO

Your Path to a Contactless Campus

The rush to move to contactless payments and commerce 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.