Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Can Make Financial Aid Refund Disbursement Easier for Students and Campuses

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LAS VEGAS – (Mar. 10, 2014) – Higher One, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced from the floor of the Alliance HEUG conference (booth 706) it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of Higher One Disbursement Services with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.0. Higher One provides disbursement services to more than 600 campuses across the country. For institutions, this service can cut down on the time and cost involved in issuing paper checks and allows the business office to focus on other student needs. For students, it can provide safe and fast electronic options for receiving their financial aid refund money.

To achieve Oracle Validated Integration, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customers.

“This proven integration will help assure institutions that they can rely on the efficient processing of refunds, allotting more time for administrative resources,” said Casey McGuane, chief operating officer at Higher One. “It also supports a repeatable process semester after semester, 24/7 support and the assurance that PCI compliance and security standards are met.”

“Achieving Oracle Validated Integration gives our customers the confidence that the integration between Higher One Disbursement Services and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.0 is functionally sound and performs as tested,” said Kevin O’Brien, senior director, ISV and SaaS Strategy, Oracle. “For solutions deployed on-premise, in the cloud, or both, Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical review and test process that helps to reduce deployment risk and improves the user experience of the partner’s integrated offering.”

About Higher One
Higher One Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ONE) partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. We provide a broad array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness. And for students, we offer financial literacy programs and convenient, flexible and affordable transaction options to help them manage their finances. Higher One is a leader in higher education, supporting more than 1,900 schools and 13 million enrolled students. More information about Higher One can be found at www.higherone.com.

About Oracle Validated Integration
Oracle Validated Integration, available through the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), gives customers confidence that the integration of complementary partner software products with Oracle Applications and specific Oracle Fusion Middleware solutions have been validated, and the products work together as designed. This can help customers reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance. Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical process to review partner integrations. Partners who have successfully completed the program are authorized to use the “Oracle Validated Integration” logo. For more information, please visit Oracle.com at http://www.oracle.com/us/partnerships/solutions/index.html.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.


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