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Ordering a Point of Sale (POS) Device

A Point of Sale (POS) device or terminal is a piece of physical hardware used for swiping credit and debit cards. These devices are compliant with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Standards.

Steps for Ordering POS terminal(s)

Step 1:

Fill out Equipment Agreement (PDF).

Step 2:

Email form(s) to and include in the email the chartfield(s) you would like the equipment charged to.

Step 3:

Your POS Terminal will be delivered to the mailing address provided on the Client Information / Merchant Processing Form.

Important: These devices are ONLY approved for install on a FAX/MODEM analog line (copper wire) or on the NYU secure network, "shadownet." To register your device and for more information about NYU's secure network, email

Estimated delivery time is 72 hours for existing merchants and two weeks for new merchants

PCI Data Security Standards

By adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), NYU strictly prohibits merchants from storing, processing, or transmitting Credit Card data. PCI DSS Compliance is certified annually. Merchant managers must complete a PCI Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) and all staff involved in card processing must complete the Security Awareness Education (SAE). Both PCI components must be competed annually.