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Meet Wendy Grier, RVP | Nelnet Campus Commerce

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Posted on September 30, 2019 in Employee Spotlight

We are thrilled to welcome Wendy Grier, dog lover and higher education professional, to the team as the new Regional Vice President for the Southwest region. Check out highlights from her welcome interview: Wendy, what are some of the highlights of your career before Nelnet Campus Commerce? I’ve been in higher education for over 20... Read More »

FERPA: Parents, Payment Plans, and Permission

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Posted on September 27, 2019 in Building Your Smarter Campus, Communication and Advancement, Compliance, Financial Wellness, Security

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is tricky business. It makes the college student the sole owner of their grades and financial information, even while their parents are footing the tuition bill. It’s a difficult conversation to have when parents call the university to make a payment, but the financial officer is unable... Read More »

3 Payment Predictions for Higher Ed

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Posted on September 02, 2019 in Building Your Smarter Campus, Conferences and Events, Employee Spotlight, Payment Technology Trends

Ruth Harpool, managing director of treasury operations at Indiana University, doesn’t consider herself a techy. She learned about firewalls, routers, and ports out of necessity. However, she does proudly call herself a “payment geek.” “What fascinates me most about payments is that each method has its own inherent risk,” says Ruth. “Credit cards can be... Read More »

SEO Tips for Universities

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Posted on August 08, 2019 in Communication and Advancement, Reaching Students, School Operations, User experience

Improving your university’s SEO (search engine optimization) results requires good content and effective links — and we don’t need to tell you how important it is for your institution to be found in Google search results! The trick to SEO is in intentional strategy execution. Do not reuse content. Each page of your site should... Read More »

10 Steps: LinkedIn for Your Institution

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Posted on August 06, 2019 in Building Your Smarter Campus, Communication and Advancement, Partnership, Professional Development

Most institutions know that social media — especially LinkedIn — is a powerful tool to connect with community organizations, sister institutions, parents, and alumni. But where to start? Start utilizing LinkedIn with these 10 easy steps. Accurate contact info In the “About” section of your university’s LinkedIn profile, make sure your contact information is correct... Read More »

Cybersecurity While Traveling

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Posted on July 23, 2019 in Compliance, Security

We all know that proper planning helps make for a perfect vacation. And, with these simple cybersecurity tips, you too can have a marvelous, relaxed getaway. Planning Your Vacation Avoid booking scams. Be sure to use a reputable booking site to avoid fake websites or scams. You can double-check the Better Business Bureau’s web page... Read More »

Prevent “Juice Jacking”

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Posted on June 17, 2019 in Security

Have you ever noticed how quickly your phone needs to be recharged? When you’re traveling and see your “low battery” phone light turn on, it’s easy to turn to charging kiosks or public USB charging ports. However, as helpful as they can be, these charging ports can be tampered with to steal data while your... Read More »

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