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Controller's Office > Departments > Accounting and Reporting Services > Merchant Services

POINT OF SALE LOCATION REQUIREMENTS & LOCATION
POS Terminal Wireless POS Terminal
Set-up Time 4 - 6 Weeks 4 - 6 Weeks
Purchase Price FD 130 Terminal: $298.00 FD 410 Terminal: $435.00
Monthly Fee - $15.00
Card Fees
  • Per Authorization fee: 0.03

  • American Express: under state contract, flat rate of 2.15% per transaction.

  • Visa/MasterCard/Discover rates vary based on the type of credit card from .70% to 3.25% + $0.04 per transaction

  • Chargebacks per case: $5.00
  • Per Authorization fee: 0.03

  • American Express: under state contract, flat rate of 2.15% per transaction.

  • Visa/MasterCard/Discover rates vary based on the type of credit card from .70% to 3.25% + $0.04 per transaction

  • Chargebacks per case: $5.00
  • Location/Storage The POS terminal is connected via Ethernet cable and has WIFI capability. Terminal must be stored in a locked and secure location. The terminal is portable; however, it must be stored in a locked and secure location at the end of it's use.
    The merchant forms, policy and procedure can be found on the Office of the Controller Website.
    Initial Set-up Requirements Complete & Submit:
    Merchant Application
    Complete & Submit:
    Merchant Application
    Employee Requirements
    Level II Background Check
    PCI DSS Training
    Employee Statement of Understanding
    Complete the following e-form to initiate the on-boarding process:
    Merchant Employee e-form
    Complete the following e-form to initiate the on-boarding process:
    Merchant Employee e-form
    Department Requirements
  • Designate and maintain a minimum of two journal contacts (Main & Back-Up). Departments are required to record the journal entry within 24 to 48 hours after the sale and/or refund has occurred.

  • Journal Training for the designated employees

  • Payment Card Processing Training - Electronic Terminals by the processing bank. Bank of America Merchant Services 1-866-430-7161

  • Completion of the Annual PCI DSS Merchant Questionnaire
  • Designate and maintain a minimum of two journal contacts (Main & Back-Up). Departments are required to record the journal entry within 24 to 48 hours after the sale and/or refund has occurred.

  • Journal Training for the designated employees

  • Payment Card Processing Training - Electronic Terminals by the processing bank. Bank of America Merchant Services 1-866-430-7161

  • Completion of the Annual PCI DSS Merchant Questionnaire
  • Office of the Controller