MarketPlace is a comprehensive software solution for creating, managing, and operating online stores and malls. It gives UNM Departments a complete infrastructure for building websites, processing secure online payments for shopping carts and other web-based applications, and offering campus constituents a safe, pleasant, and intuitive online shopping experience.
MarketPlace centralizes an institution's control of financial transactions and technology while, at the same time, distributing site management and operations to authorized individual campus. MarketPlace give these merchants tools to build and deploy branded websites to offer constituents products and services online without the need for the significant investment of limited IT resources.
Additionally, MarketPlace provides departments with the tools to deploy shopping cart applications, manage inventory, set pricing, define shipping rules, process orders and shipments, track revenues, and even build a secure payment page for other campus, web-based software applications.
TouchNet is a contributing member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding sensitive cardholder data. TouchNet is the only Higher Education focused commerce provider to be certified as both PCI DSS and PA-DSS compliant. More than 700 colleges and universities rely on TouchNet to automate, integrate, and secure campus commerce transactions. They are a trusted partner with Banner and the system is fully integrated so that payments from your students or customers are transferred directly from the bank to your accounts. They are truly the gold standard when it comes to security in the campus commerce community.
Why Use MarketPlace?
Limit Need for IT Resources
Reduce your dependence on scarce IT resources. MarketPlace offers non-technical users an easy way to create and customize online departmental websites.
Support a wide variety of online commerce activities across campus, from tickets, events, and continuing education to conferences, merchandise, and more.
Tailor web pages to meet the look and feel requirements of departmental branding.
Centralized Reconciliation View reports online, on demand for all stores and payment pages across multiple department merchants.
Compliant Payment Processing Provide secure, PA-DSS compliant payment processing for any web-based application, moving campus-wide payments into one centralized, certified payment application. TouchNet is fully certified with the latest cardholder information security standards, including both the Payment Applications Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). All components of TouchNet UCommerce have been certified as PA-DSS compliant.
Use one shopping cart and a single checkout for purchases from multiple stores.
Online sales event registrations, continuing education, memberships, parking passes, merchandise, library fines, athletic tickets, study abroad programs, and much more.
Customer Storefronts Customize individual stores to meet each department's needs: Branded style sheets, messages/wording, images, layouts, pricing, promotions, etc.
Store Promotions Provide users with promotional codes to offer dollar-amount or percentage discounts over a specified time period.
Update Finance Systems Feed transactions directly to Banner indices and assign codes to individual stores, products or sites.
Universal Payments Provide secure payments for the wide range of websites and applications found on campus.
Security Remove payment data from existing campus applications for greater transaction security and easier compliance reporting.
Recurring Payments Ability to initiate recurring payments that complement business needs.