• Over 29,000 UA cardholders (students, faculty, and staff) are using the Zip Card to shop at on and off campus merchants.
• Annual Zip Card sales at our merchant partners have reached $3 million. Start accepting the Zip Card today and get your piece of the pie!
• The Zip Card/Debit Card Program affords our faculty, students, and staff the convenience of a debit card program to purchase goods and services at on and off campus locations.
1. Download and print our merchant agreement or call our Zip Card Office at (330) 972-5637 and ask for a copy of our merchant agreement. One can be sent by email or traditional mail.
2. Decide on your partnership level. Basic or Marketing Partner level.
3. Complete and sign and submit the merchant agreement. Upon approval a technician will contact you to set up your Zip Card reader so that you may begin to conduct transactions.
• Link your web page and logo to UA’s Zip Card Accepting Locations web page.
• Your company information listed in the Zip Card section of UA’s new Mobile app.
• Access to The University of Akron’s sales tools to market your business on campus.
• Inclusion in campus advertising that complies with University agreements and regulations.
• Access to on campus outlets to distribute your coupons and promotions directly to students, staff and faculty.
• Free advertising on our Zip Cast Digital Advertising Screens.
• ACH deposits of your reimbursements makes getting your money easy.
• Multiple options for reimbursement.
The University of Akron
Zip Card Office - HCPX
Akron, Ohio 44325-4601
Phone: (330) 972-5637
Fax: (330) 972-8420