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CATcards to go digital through Apple partnership

CATcards to go digital through Apple partnership

Mills Sparkman, Summer Editor

August 21, 2019

A lost CATcard is a rite of passage almost all UVM students have experienced. Now, misplacing your CATcard could be a distant memory. The CATcard Service Center recently announced a partnership with Apple in which students who have an iPhone or an Apple Watch can integrate their CATcard details i...

CatCard office tests new tech

CatCard office tests new tech

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

October 21, 2017

In a few years, students will be able to use their smartphones to gain access to their residence halls. The CatCard office is testing a mobile ID technology that would allow students, staff and faculty to use their phones in place of plastic ID cards, said Mark McKenna, director of the Cat...

Billings to get a makeover

Billings to get a makeover

Bryan O'Keefe

April 6, 2016

A new multi-phase project will both create and relocate student services and University offices. Starting next week, the Billings Library basement will be undergoing renovation alongside the ongoing construction of a new dining hall, dorm and STEM building. The construction will also impact the Davis ...

Catcard to get a new look

Photo Illustration by Sarah Olsen

February 25, 2016

UVM will see a new CatCard design and system within the next year.The University is “beginning to migrate away from magstripe technology,” Mark McKenna, director of the CatCard Center said, which prompted the change.Additionally, after 10 years with the same design, “it seemed like a perfect time for a face lift,...

ALANA Center move creates ‘one big domino effect’

February 18, 2016

As a result of the ALANA Student Center moving into the Living/Learning Center, several University offices will be shifting to other locations on campus. Once the ALANA Center moves into its new location, currently home to the Career Center, the Career Advising Center, CatCard Service Center and UVMtv...

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