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Credit Card Merchant Services works with Stanford’s Schools, Centers, and Departments to enable them to accept credit card payments for products and services.

These "Stanford Merchants" are required to accept credit cards in a safe, secure manner that is in compliance with the Payment Card Industry’s (PCI) requirements for safeguarding cardholder account numbers and other sensitive data, as well as applicable University policies and California state law.

What's New at Merchant Services?

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Results of the August 2017 Survey:

  • What We Discovered
  • Ecommerce – Where We Are
  • Taking Mobile Payments
  • Point of Sale Credit Card Terminals

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How to Start Accepting Credit Cards

Departments interested in accepting credit cards for goods/services should start by reviewing the information in the Becoming a Merchant section of this website. Departments that require a solution specific to facilitating online payments for event registrations should review the information under Event Registration.