AmEx Enters Higher Education Marketplace With Prepaid Student Accounts

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Students at the University of North Florida now only need one item in their wallet to get around campus: their student ID. Starting on November 2, American Express launched a partnership with the university that connects each student ID to an AmEx prepaid debit account. The accounts are available to any student that wants one.

According to Tully Burnett, Associate Director of Auxiliary Services at UNF, the program has only launched at UNF so far. "At UNF we're not afraid to be the first people to do things."

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