OnPlan Holdings, LLC, DBA OnPlanU, a leading provider of tuition management services and commerce for colleges and universities, has become an InCommon partner.
InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a common trust framework for shared management of access to on-line resources for the education and research communities. Through InCommon, Identity Providers (higher education institutions) can give their users single sign-on convenience and privacy protection, while online Service Providers control access to their protected resources.
“Higher education demands an identity management solution that enables its students and staff to seamlessly access critical businesses services such as OnPlanU’s tuition management system,” said David King, CTO of OnPlanU. “OnPlanU’s partnership with InCommon will allow the 600 plus higher education participants to easily integrate their identity management service with OnPlanU.”