Software: How do I purchase or get access to software?

Here are some places that you can purchase or get access to software:

  • Students and employees looking for discounted software for personal devices: Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog
  • Students, faculty, staff and emeriti/honored retirees looking for free Microsoft Office 365 products for personal devices: Microsoft Office 365
  • Employees looking for pre-approved, no-extra-cost-to-you software (and updates) for university-owned PCs: Software Center
  • Employees looking for pre-approved, no-extra-cost-to-you software (and updates) for university-owned Macs: Self-Service
  • Enterprise Software (software that is "up 24/7" and is designed to be used by more than one person at a time)
  • Faculty members looking for software to be installed in computer labs: Computer Lab Software
  • Employees looking to purchase software for university-owned devices: Software: Consulting and Purchasing
    • The AppStore is not available for university-owned iOS devices.
  • Every so often, there is a push to move up to the software's next version on university-owned computers to continue to have the software be supported.