5 Myths About Smart Card Migration in Higher Ed

Debunking the Top 5 Myths about Smart Card Migration for Colleges and Universities

Many higher education institutions are switching from traditional magnetic stripe ID cards to high-frequency, contactless “one-card” technology for a more secure and convenient on-campus experience. There are actionable, alternative strategies to “having to upgrade everything all at once” and instead transition at your own pace. Let us show you:

  • Why a phased approach permitting the coexistence of parallel systems for months (or even years) is viable and cost-effective
  • How to get the most out of legacy technology and keep a large part of your existing infrastructure in place
  • Strategies employed by other universities that uncovered additional budget dollars to implement smart card migrations
  • The advantages of utilizing multi-technology credentials during your transition
  • How to leverage current card printing technology to expedite issuance and eliminate errors

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