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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 2020 Newsletter

  • Visa and Mastercard Fee Changes in 2020
  • 2019 PCI Compliance Validation – Another Successful Year
  • CLOVER – Did You Know?
  • Important Cybersource Announcements
  • Event Management Updates
  • Submit CCMS Support Requests via ServiceNow

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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.