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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS)

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Council has established Data Security Standards that must be complied with by all entities that accept credit card transactions. These standards include controls for handling and restricting credit card information, and related computer and Internet security. UWF is dedicated to full compliance with PCI DSS.


The University of West Florida accepts online credit card payments as a convenience to our customers.  Students may make payments online through their MYUWF account for current charges. UWF accepts Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card transactions.

Due to the nature of their activities, several departments have been authorized to accept credit card transactions for their specific programs. These departments must follow strict procedures to safeguard and protect the customers' credit card information.