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South Carolina Chooses Heartland for Financial Aid Refunds

South Carolina has selected Heartland as a preferred partner to issue financial aid refunds and payments to students electronically. Under the terms of the new agreement, South Carolina state institutions do not need to issue a request for proposal—as was previously required by the state—but can now contract directly with Heartland.

Heartland's financial aid disbursement product Acceluraid can be purchased as a standalone service or integrated with the company's Campus OneCard system. OneCard is a multi-function campus ID card that can also be used as a prepaid debit card.

Students receive a school-branded Discover debit card. Once activated, financial aid funds are loaded to the card. Students can use the card anywhere Discover is accepted.

For more information, visit Heartland's Web site.

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Kanoe Namahoe is online editor for 1105 Media's Education Group. She can be reached at knamahoe@1105media.com.

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