Online Credit Card Processing-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Online Credit Card Processing Service

The online credit card processing service is available to campus affiliates with eligible use cases. The service performs the following tasks:

  • Collects customer credit card information through a secure Web application.
  • Processes an authorization and settlement request through the Carnegie Mellon-approved third-party payment processor.
  • Displays a response and printable receipt for the customer.

The Credit Card Application (CCA) can process credit card payments using VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. On a more detailed level, the system also:

  • Allows authorized personnel within the university to enter their customer’s credit card information through a secure web application and process the authorization and settlement through the Carnegie Mellon approved third party payment processor.
  • Allows departments to view their credit card transactions and process credits and settlements against transactions.
  • Sends formatted transaction data to departmental systems via email or downloadable files.
  • Creates general ledger transactions for credit card payments and credits and processes them through the financial system.


Last Updated: 4/30/14