Long Island University has launched its MyLIU mobile card that will allow students, faculty and staff to move around campus with the touch of their iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone to campus readers. Long Island University has partnered with Transact, a leading campus identification solution provider offering NFC-enabled digital IDs, to support the implementation.
“Long Island University is a leader in technological innovation and we are proud to offer members of our community every new tool to create a seamless campus experience,” said Kimberly R. Cline, President of Long Island University. “The MyLIU mobile card is an exciting opportunity to further enhance our campus security protocols and our commitment to protecting the environment while continuing to prepare our students for a digital future.”
Members of the LIU campus community can now add their MyLIU mobile card to Apple Wallet or Google Pay and use their iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone to perform any action that would previously have required a physical ID card. Users simply place their device near a reader to enter dorms, libraries, fitness centers and other buildings, purchase lunch, shop in campus stores, and more.
Moving from physical cards to a contactless card, MyLIU Mobile Card enables secure and convenient transactions, and helps students, faculty and staff avoid touching readers or handing over their ID cards to someone else. ‘other. Long Island University can also issue distance school credentials without the need to see students in person or print and mail physical cards, creating a safer, more cost-effective, and more environmentally friendly process. .
The MyLIU mobile card on iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phones is also protected with two-factor authentication to ensure that only the student can access their own account, even if someone else knows their password.
Students can also suspend their campus ID as needed through the Transact eAccounts app on any device or on the Transact website.
The launch of this new mobile solution complements the University’s 2015 launch of Browse, an Apple-authorized campus store that serves as a multi-purpose technology hub. Browse presents a range of high-end technological devices to enhance the learning experience for students.
Browse provides students with experiential learning opportunities in retail, customer service, business management, entrepreneurship, small business operations, supply chain management, and technology support. Browse Store associates also work alongside Apple Certified Technologists.