How Can The Zip Card Help Grow Your Business?
- 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.
Accepting The Zip Card Is As Easy As 1-2-3!
- 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.
- Decide on your partnership level. Basic or Marketing Partner level.
- 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.
Marketing Partner Benefits To Your Business Include:
- 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.
Get Started Today!
Contact the Zip Card Office
The University of Akron
Zip Card Office - HCPX
Akron, Ohio 44325-4601
Phone: (330) 972-5637
Fax: (330) 972-8420