Campus Key®

A digital access card

The Mobile Solution Your Students Expect

Students expect to make payments online – and they’re tired of organizations flooding their inboxes with messages. With Nelnet Campus Key®, students can receive in-app messages from your institution, make payments on their phone, and use a digital student ID from anywhere. Read our e-book, The Contactless Higher Ed Solution Students Expect, to learn more.

Bring Your Campus Everywhere

How Campus Key® Works

We designed Campus Key to help you connect with your students no matter where they are. It’s a messaging tool, payment system, and student ID that works on any Apple or Android device – and it’s easier than ever to use.

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Student Messages

Cut through the clutter of student inboxes to make sure your institution’s messages are heard. (Students can also opt in to push notifications.)

Mobile Payments

Students can use the app to make payments on their tuition and payment plans. And if they’re expecting a refund, they can use the app for that as well.

Digital Student IDs

No more mailing out IDs or staging crowded photo events – students can use their favorite device as their student ID. Plus, they can even use it to scan in to campus events.

One App – Countless Ways to Connect

With Campus Key, you can improve student receivables and experiences – and you can do it everywhere. So even if your students are off-campus, they’ll stay connected to your institution.

Partnership Benefits

Just like all of our products, Campus Key comes with services that make your experience a success.

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Best-in-Class Service

Receive support from friendly, experienced people no matter what.

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Proven Implementation

Organize implementation with our proven, step-by-step process.

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Security and Compliance

Protect every transaction with the highest levels of payment security.

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Technology Integrations

Integrate our products with your current ERP and institutional partners.

Related Solutions

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Set up online stores for individual departments and sync inventory.

Payment Plans

Give students the opportunity to spread payments throughout the semester rather than paying everything at once.

Our team of project management and change management experts has developed unique delivery strategies for every type of implementation. We design each project plan and assemble each project team to accomplish one, critical objective: meeting your distinctive needs and expectations. Because that’s what a partner does – and that’s what a partner deserves.

Marcelina Nowosadzki, PMP

Program Manager, Implementation Nelnet Campus Commerce

Featured Insights

Students Demand Contactless Options

With higher education leaders confronting the unknown and unexpected, the traditional education model is modernizing quickly. New student expectations allows your institution to offer the best experience possible to students, families, and staff – and creating a contactless campus that operates everywhere is the key.

Read More about Students Demand Contactless Options

Contactless Payments in Your Dining Hall

Nelnet Campus Commerce came together with DishOut to discuss the digital transformation of dining halls.

Watch Webinar about Contactless Payments in Your Dining Hall
Natalie Schwarz

Digital Student IDs — More Than a Trend

Many students are returning to college in-person this fall and their expectations are clear— a safe, convenient campus experience.

Read More about Digital Student IDs — More Than a Trend

Download Our E-book