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Welcome to Metropolitan State University of Denver's PCI Training Page!


It is the policy of MSU Denver to be complaint with The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). PCI-DSS outlines data security standards to protect cardholder data from loss or misuse. Failure to comply with PCI-DSS standards could result in fines and/or the loss of credit card processing abilities.

Departments who have been granted the permission to accept credit card payments from the Controller must assist the Office of Cashiering complete a Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) on an annual basis each September.

Any department employee accepting credit card information must go through the University’s Background Check process. Additionally, each cashier must complete a PCI and security training to receive a cashiering account and renew their training annually to maintain their account.

Instructions for Certification:

  1). Departmental supervisors need to email the cashiers’ names and email addresses to

  • ITS will create accounts for each user
  • Users need to watch the “Securing the Human” training and complete the quiz.
  • Print the Certification of Completion

  2). Users need to review the PowerPoint presentation and complete the quiz.

  3). Fax forms with 900# to (720) 778-5790, Attention: Lyndsey or email all forms to

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