Student Billing Goes Electronic

MessagingDirect’s M-Statementis a customizable electronic statement and bill delivery software solutionfor universities. The program is designed to reduce cost and improve efficiencythrough the secure distribution of formal documents and critical information.Universities can use the service to recoup library fees and to reduce the timeand costs associated with processing administrative statements. The electronicbilling service will send messages, bills, and reminders to students’ e-mailaccounts, and can electronically provide up-to-date account information. Theprogram can consolidate bills and statements, and can send students e-mailalerts when their debit accounts are low. MessagingDirect Ltd., San Francisco, CA, (780) 424-4922,

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.