Merchant Services

Merchant Services

The Office of the Bursar supports ECommerce services for all internal University departments interested in accepting credit card payments for services, products or events.

Our team will facilitate creation of your account and assist you in finding the best credit card processing method that meets your department’s business needs. If one of our available solutions does not meet your department’s needs, we will work with ITS and Procurement to find an alternative solution.

To begin, carefully read and review Policy 1510. When you are ready to proceed, complete and submit the agreement form (PDF). Once we receive the agreement form we will contact you to discuss the available payment processing options. We ask that you submit your request at least one month prior to the date that you will need credit card processing services.

Please submit the agreement form or any credit card acceptance questions here.

Credit Card Policies

In this section you will find the various University policies that pertain to the acceptance of credit card payments by University departments. We ask that you become familiar with these policies before proceeding to the Credit Card Processing section. Click to learn more about these policies.

Credit Card Processing

This section outlines the various credit card processing methods that are accepted at the University. We ask that you review the available options after you have submitted the agreement form. We can address any questions regarding any of the options and also provide more detail on each of them; when we contact you regarding your submitted request. Click to learn more about the available processing options.

Credit Card Regulations

This section will provide detailed information regarding the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) that is mandated by the credit card brands to any merchant that accepts credit cards as a form of payment. The University expects any department that processes credit cards to adhere and demonstrate compliance with this standard. Click to learn more about PCI DSS.


This section will answer frequently asked questions and general inquiries. Click to access this section.