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One credential for students. One solution for you.

Improve your students' campus experience and facilitate engagement by providing a single, unified credential for all commerce transactions and access privileges across campus.

A single credential—card, mobile, or biometrics


Give your students access to everything from vending machines, to financial aid, to a safe trip across campus. And students’ seamless and cashless transactions mean greater efficiencies and reduced operational costs for your institution.
Student using a vending machine with cashless payments

Why Blackboard Transact?

Experienced team to manage your program

Experienced team to manage your program

Our service is account holder-centric and easily administered from any web browser or mobile device. Our experienced team is the industry’s best, and seeks to ensure the best possible client experience.

 Purpose-built, education-focused innovation

Purpose-built, education-focused innovation

Open platform architecture allows us to continuously release enhancements and best-of-breed integrations. Purpose-built iterations, NFC and mobile innovation, and financial disbursement leadership provide other examples.

Save time and costs leveraging existing hardware

Save time and costs leveraging existing hardware

Leverage your current hardware or new Blackboard or partner hardware for point-of-sale, vending, parking/gates, and more installed campus-wide to communicate via secure encrypted format from your network to our system.

Merchant recruitment and support

Merchant recruitment and support

Our turn-key managed off-campus merchant services is the industry’s best, complete with merchant acceptance, recruitment, and settlement and comprehensive support for merchants & service providers included.

Meets complex card production needs of higher ed

Meets complex card production needs of higher ed

Integrated card printing and production services has a simple user interface and supports multiple card designs, native ISO numbering, and encoding for a wide range of magnetic stripe, contactless, and proximity cards.

 Wide product breadth and long history in market

Wide product breadth and long history in market

Part of a global, financially-stable company with a wide breadth of educational products and services, we have experience across a full spectrum of institutions and a long history in the campus card marketplace.


Key Features

Quick, secure transactions. Happier students.

Blackboard Transact is the all-in-one campus card ID (credential) and permissions-managing solution that gives students a seamless, secure campus experience, from buying books and meals to accessing financial aid to safely walking to the dorm at night. And smoother operations mean you sleep better.

Integrate security to protect students

Integrate security to protect students

Control door access, integrate video surveillance, ensure quick emergency response. Make students feel—and be—safer.

Make it easy for students to buy stuff

Make it easy for students to buy stuff

One credential lets students purchase books, do laundry, even pay for a pizza off campus – without cash. What could be simpler?

Financial services to put students at ease

Financial services to put students at ease

Give students easy, secure access to financial aid and payroll funds. Streamline financial systems. Curb fees and costs.


See Blackboard Transact in action


Next Steps

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