Accepting Credit Cards in Person

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By accepting credit cards in person, you provide a convenient option for your customers to pay for their services and for the funds to be deposited to your state Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR) account.

Procedures

In order to accept credit card payments, first you must:   

  1. Complete a Credit Card Merchant Request Form.
  2. Read and understand the UBs Credit Card Merchant Requirements policy.
  3. Submit your completed form to one of the experts.
  4. If you do not already have one, request installation of an analog phone line for the credit card terminal:
  • Enter Analog service for credit card terminal in the Comments area
  • Select N/A for  VoIP services, phone set or call features

Once your request has been submitted and accepted:

  • One of experts will contact you to set up a time for a consultation and review of the site where the credit card terminal will be located. You can set up a time for your terminal to be delivered when we will also provide training about how to:
  •  If you are a new credit card acceptor, you will be added to our PCI Compliance list and will be contacted annually by email to complete any necessary training and the annual PCI Compliance questionnaire for your department

UB takes credit card information security very seriously. It is your responsibility to learn the security policies and procedures. Our experts are also available to help you to ensure the security of your credit card payments.

Contact an Expert

Lance Mahalic

IFR, Revenue Accounting and Treasury Management

Financial Management

Phone: 716-645-2626

Email: lmahalic@buffalo.edu

Tricia Canty

Internal Control Coordinator

Financial Compliance, Risk and Internal Controls, Financial Management

Phone: 716-645-2639

Email: Ubsd.RiskMgmt@exchmail.buffalo.edu

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