Online Merchandise Store

Online Merchandise Store

Online Payment Solutions for Schools

Affinety Solutions online payment software, designed for schools, allows families to make online payments with their debit or credit card 24/7.  We make it easy for students and families to pay for school services, merchandise, fees and products online...with no technical staff involvement!

We Have Solutions for Your Challenges
Issues and concernsOur Solution
Our parents would like a single payment portal for a variety of school products - services and fees The Affinety Online Store catalog was designed to take payments for virtually any type of product or service
The price can vary depending for the item payment amount - as an example library late fees can change every day the book is late Use the variable fee set up price option allows the customer to enter an any amount vs. selecting a fixed price
We need to collect additional information such as shirt size or color when selling school apparel The form Builder Tool-Kit allows you to create an online form that can be associated with a catalog item so you can capture additional information
The business office needs to assign expense codes to each item so they know how to allocate dollars being collected You can assign category - department and finance codes to each item in the catalog. The financial reports can group and summarize by finance codes
Key Features
  • Online product catalog with a variety of items that can be set up
  • School Lunch: make lunch payments directly into Skyward food service accounts.   Data integration is also available for other food service systems. 
  • Transaction History: buyers can browse their own transactions and administrators can view a full range of reports regarding transaction activity.
  • Security Levels: different administrators can have different levels of security authorization.   For example, one may only enter new transactions, while another may have complete access to customer records, audit information etc.
  • Multiple Attributes: each product or service can be associated with multiple attributes such as department, budget codes etc for tracking and reporting functionality.
  • Customized Interface: allows you to use your organization logo, colors, slogan and much more to create the look and feel that matches your identity.  
  • Summary Reports: select by individual card number, department, account code, user id, student id and transaction.
  • Payment Options: accept & process debit/credit card payments with real-time authorization and PCI compliant and number encryption.
  • Secure, state-of-the-art 128-bit encryption authenticated with VeriSign
Types of Products and Services You Can Take Payments for Online
  • Activity passes
  • Fan bus to tournaments
  • Dances
  • Tickets - games, theater performances
  • Yearbooks
  • Fines e.g. library, equipment etc.
  • iPad insurance
  • Student parking
  • Camps
  • Memberships
  • Facility use permit invoices
  • Lunch accounts
  • School supplies
  • Field trips
Benefits for Administrators
  • Online catalog: Create a listing of services and products.
  • Recurring billing: Schedule and generate recurring transactions based on selected data. Charge the same amount for every period or change the recurring amount for a selected period.
  • Multiple attributes: Each product, or service can be associated with multiple attributes such as department, budget code, etc. for tracking and reporting functionality.
  • Security levels: Gives school administrators a wide variety of security access and control.
  • Customized interface: Allows you to use your school logo, colors, slogan and much more to create the look and feel that's right for your school.
  • Summary reports: Select by individual card number, department, account code, User ID, Student ID, transaction, or much more.
Benefits for Customers
  • e-mail order confirmations
  • Easy import/export capability
  • Varied lookup or browse capability of online catalog
  • Individual payment account: Users can set up their own accounts to make payments, pull payment reports, review scheduled transactions, and more!
  • Transaction history: Users can easily browse past transactions with a simple click of the mouse.
  • Browse the school's offerings: Users can bypass the login process and browse through the site, selecting services, or products to place in their shopping cart. At time of purchase, they will be required to log in, or register for a new account.

“The software is really good and I like it a lot better than the other one the district had for purchasing parking passes.  This was so easy to use.  Tell Affinety they have a great product.” 

Kim, Parent using the new Affinety software