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Last year, the Typical Student team told you about 3 US Universities Now Have Contactless Student ID Cards Supported in Apple Wallet. This academic year, over 100,000 college students will
New US Universities To Offer Contactless Student IDs
Students in these US colleges and universities will be able to use their contactless student ID to get into dorms, buy lunch, and more this school year:
Apple’s vice president of Internet Services Jennifer Bailey commented on the announcement: “We know students love this feature. Our university partners tell us that since launch, students across the country have purchased 1.25 million meals and opened more than 4 million doors across campuses by just tapping their iPhone and Apple Watch.”
Which US Universities Already Offer Contactless Student IDs?
Currently, there are lots of US universities offering the convenience and security of contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet:
Seat42F reports that Apple will also add "support for CBORD, Allegion and HID, industry leaders for campus credentials and mobile access, to enable more students to add their student IDs to Apple Wallet."
Contactless student ID working principle is quite simple:
First, a student adds their student ID to Apple Wallet, then they can hold their iPhone or Apple Watch near a reader anywhere physical student ID cards are accepted on and off-campus.
Using contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet is 100% safe as school credentials Apple devices are protected by two-factor authentication.
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