Payment Card Industry Network

Payment Card Industry Network

About this service

Other names for this service

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Service documentation

Why to use this service

Departments on the campus can process credit card payments via the network without the need for the POTS or cell phone lines. This is the approved designed for any merchant using the university merchant ID on this campus.


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Getting and using this service

Who can use this service


How to get this service

Units processing credit cards under the University merchant ID should work with Merchant Card Services unit in OBFS by emailing or calling 217-244-9384.


Fees as part of merchant agreement with the university, no fees directly to networking from merchants.

How to use this service

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Quotas and usage restrictions

Quotas: None listed

Usage Restrictions: None Listed

Sensitive data considerations

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Hours and support

Standard service hours


Scheduled maintenance hours

Maintenance windows are the same as the campus Network. Posted maintenance windows are: 5:30am-7:30am M-F, 5:30am-10:00am Sat, and 5:30-noon Sunday

Staffed support hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to report issues

Contact the Technology Services Help Desk by phone (217-244-7000) or by email (