Approved Payment Solutions

Solution Type: Ecommerce – Payment Gateway/Payment Application

Merchant Account: Required

Payment Application: Required/Included

System Integrations: Supported/Optional

TouchNet is the leading provider of integrated, comprehensive, and secure commerce solutions for colleges and universities. Touchnets payment gateway provides transaction processing capabilities when integrated with ecommerce solutions such as hosted shopping carts, student and alumni group platforms, and donation platforms. See Touchnet Ready Partners for a list of compatible ecommerce solutions. Touchnet also provides self-sufficient customizable store and product pages as an ecommerce payment application option.

Pricing* $1,250.00 one time Integration fee + $1,500.00 annually. Depends on the solution.

Key Features/Pros

  • Existing infrastructure
  • Banner integration
  • GMS Integration
  • Dozens of Touchnet Ready Partners specifically designed for Higher Education
  • Detailed reporting
  • Fully customizable storefronts and product pages

Touchnet is not good for…

  • Short-term events/programs
  • Card-Present transactions

Solution Type: Ecommerce – Payment Gateway

Merchant Account: Required

Payment Application: Required

System Integrations: Supported/Optional

CyberSource is an E-commerce card payment system management company. Customers process online payments, streamline online fraud management, and simplify payment security.

Key Features/Pros

  • Many certified partners

Cybersource is not good for…

  • Short-term events/programs
  • Card-Present transactions

Solution Type: Ecommerce, Payment Application

Merchant Account: Supported/Optional

Payment Gateway: Supported/Optional

System Integrations: Supported/Optional

Cvent is a software service provider specialized in meeting and event management. The Cvent platform handles all aspects of the meeting or event management process including registration fees or donations.

Cvent Express typically costs $3.00 per registrant + 3.99% of the ticket amount. This pricing may vary depending upon the events size.

Key feature/ Pros

  • End-end event/meeting management
  • Reporting
    • Attendance
    • Attendee information
    • Sales information
    • Custom accommodations
    • Tax
  • Attendee engagement tools

Cvent is not good for…

  • Retail-like operations (selling items)