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A revised 2020 edition PCI Security and Compliance Awareness training course is now available in STARS.

This online course  is required for any Stanford University employee or contractor who processes payment card transactions or supports a secure payment card infrastructure. The training is a compliance requirement, and must be taken annually.

How do I register?

Stanford Credit Card Merchant Services (CCMS) enrolls staff in this certification program. Once you receive the STARS enrollment confirmation, you can access the course directly using this link.

If you have not received a course enrollment confirmation from STARS, contact CCMS via

Please note that you will not find the course in the STARS catalog since it is not available to self-enroll.

Recommended browser

For an optimal experience taking the training course, please use Chrome or Safari. 

The latest version of Firefox has a bug that is causing some of the course audio to cache incorrectly.