Partner Network

The TouchNet Partner Network is an ecosystem of service providers, system integrators, payment processors, and enterprise-level technology companies. With more than 250 certified partners, higher education institutions have access to an unparalleled network of validated and integrated technology partners committed to delivering superior solutions for campus experiences.

TouchNet facilitates connections that help ensure secure payments and reduce the scope of PCI compliance activities for more than 1,000 higher ed institutions. Through the TouchNet Partners Network, universities and colleges can easily connect with a wide variety of vendors that assist in expanding student services while consolidating administrative management within TouchNet solutions.

Top Benefits

  • 250+ best-in-class vendors

  • Secure payments

  • Streamlined PCI compliance

  • Quick, easy and cost-effective vendor set up

  • Vendor transaction data automatically populates into U.Commerce dashboard

Additional Perks

  • Dedicated project manager through every partner deployment

  • Freedom to work with vendors of choice [and/or recommend your favorite vendors!]

  • Transaction integrity and reliability

  • Streamlined general ledger management and reconciliation 

  • Alleviates administrative burdens often associated with new vendors

About Our Partnerships

TouchNet Ready Partners are either validated to accept payments through the U.Commerce payment software suite or integrated with our OneCard credential system. With any TouchNet Ready Partner, universities and colleges can easily connect services to provide a smooth experience for students and administrators, ensure PCI compliance and security, and improve transaction reconciliation.

 Campus Solutions
  • Admissions
  • Bookstore
  • Continuing Education
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Housing
  • Learning Management
  • Parking
  • Print Management
  • and more!



TouchNet Advanced Partners offer all the same benefits as a Ready Partner and more. With additional connection points, these partners provide expanded features and benefits, such e-commerce and point-of-sale payments, to campuses and improve the student and administrator experience.

TouchNet Strategic Partners are deeply integrated with our payment and credentialing solutions in ways that positively impact how business is done in the higher ed ecosystem. From ERPs to international payments to refunds and more, TouchNet Strategic Partners play big roles in the student experience.

TouchNet Enablement Partners are intrinsic to the work we do with campuses. With our enablement partners (payment processors, hardware providers, and more), institutions retain the flexibility to work with the processing and hardware partners that are right for them.

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Join the TouchNet Partner Network

By partnering with TouchNet, you’ll be ready to connect with our community of more than 1,000 higher ed institutions, ensure secure payments, reduce the scope of your PCI compliance activities, and have access to additional business resources.

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