Merchant Services For Schools & Universities
Educational institutions, schools, universities, technical schools and other organizations often find a need for merchant services, but have a hard time not knowing what to look for. There are a huge amount of options out in the world when choosing a credit card processor. However, many of the features offered are suited better for restaurants and retail establishments. They might not take into account the full range of needs a school or educational institution might require.
From gift and loyalty systems, online payment systems for tuition, recurring billing, and POS systems for your facility’s cafeteria, Gravity Payments offers an omni-channel approach many large institutions might need when looking for merchant services.
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Why do more schools & universities trust Gravity?
- We’re honest. So much so, we’ll tell you if we can’t beat a great deal you’re already getting.
- We’re completely transparent. We don’t hide anything in the fine print or confuse you with industry jargon.
- We provide good old-fashioned customer service. You won’t be stuck in a phone tree or talk to a robot. Our Support Team is on call 24/7 to help whenever you may have an issue.
- We don’t talk. We listen. You run the conversation and tell us how you want to run your business. We’ll figure out what we can do to help.
- We have your best interests in mind. We don’t sell you equipment or services you don’t need. Our only motivation is to help find the solution that best fits your business.
- We make it simple to accept payments. As soon as you tell us what you need, we’ll do all the heavy lifting.
If you have questions about accepting payments, or aren’t really sure where to begin, let’s have a quick chat! Fill out the form above and someone on our team will be standing by, ready to answer any questions you may have.
What features are typically used by schools & universities?
- POS Systems
- From the cafeteria to team stores to book stores, a point-of-sale system can be very valuable for schools. A point-of-sale system can integrate with the rest of your institution and help keep everything under one roof, simplifying accounting, management, and increasing operational efficiency. For more information on POS systems, click here.
- Virtual Terminals
- A virtual terminal can be a huge help for many schools. For example, a dance school might use a virtual terminal to manage the recurring billing of its students, while a university might use it for their tuition billing department or by taking payment over the phone. A virtual terminal will allow staff to accept payments on any internet enabled device. For more information on virtual terminals, click here.
- Payment Gateways
- A payment gateway can benefit a school or institution that has a desire to accept payments through their website. Whether you are allowing students to register for classes, order books, or buy tickets to sporting events, plugging into your school’s online shopping cart via a payment gateway can be a great tool. For more information on payment gateways, click here.
Other merchant services offered by Gravity Payments for schools & universities:
- Accept all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover)
- Credit Card Processing
- Scalability with your business
- Hundreds of products and services to continually fit the needs of your organization
- We build solutions to fit your needs
- We don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach
- No leases
- 24-hour Customer Support
- No phone trees. Get support from a real person when you need it.
- Personal Account Representative
- Mobile Payments
- Magnetic stripe reader*
- Key-enter payments
- Backoffice reporting*
- Works with most devices (iOS/Android)
- POS Systems
- Sales reporting and analytics
- Customer management
- Employee management
- Inventory management
- And more!
- Working Capital
- Help grow your organization
- Free and easy application process
- No late payments
- Flexible terms
- Access to immediate funds
- Gift Card and Loyalty programs
- Detailed Statements
*Some features not available on all equipment