The Princeton, N.J.-based company's OneCard is a multifunctional campus identification card Pandora Silver/Gold Bead on sale may also serve as a prepaid card insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Universities also can distribute financial-aid funds to the card through Heartland's other campus card program called Acceluraid (see story). Pandora Bead on sale OneCard, which either can be in the form of a magnetic stripe card or a contactless sticker, enables students to access campus buildings, vote in campus Disc charm, check out library books, and track bookstore inventory. The OneCard system actually is cost effective for universities because "our software is modular in design," Fred Emery, vice president and general manager of Heartland Campus Solutions, tells PaymentsSource. Universities may buy as many modules as they need, such as the dining module, vending module or door-access module, Emery adds. "Globe Charm can start with one and add another later on." Among the schools using Heartland's OneCard system are Emory University, Hoftstra University and Mount Holyoke College.
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