Purchasing

Process for purchasing and ordering computer technology at the university.

Order here: Campus Technology Purchasing page

Hardware

Before placing a purchase request review UWL's computer lifecycle management process. All campus technology hardware purchases should be made through the Campus Technology Purchasing form. By using this site you ensure your hardware is supported by ITS.

VoIP Phones and Headsets

Departments are responsible for purchasing new VoIP phones and accessories. Get information about purchasing VoIP phones, conference phones, and headsets. All campus VoIP Phone and Headset purchases should be made through the Campus Technology Purchasing form.

Software

All UWL owned computers are entitled to the following software (available for Macs and PCs)

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise x64 (Installed by ITS)
  • Microsoft Web Expression 4
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (or 2011 for Mac)
  • Microsoft Office Project 2013
  • Microsoft Office Visio 2013
  • IBM SPSS (statistical analysis) UW-La Crosse Statistical Consulting Center

Departments can purchase other software developed by Adobe, Autodesk, IBM SPSS, Microsoft, Nuance and more at reduced prices from the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) at www.wisc.edu/wisc.

Questions about WISC and the reduced cost licensing program? Please contact the DoIT help desk at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at 608.264.4357. 

Hardware

If making personal purchases from Dell, refer to Member ID:  US126349796

Windows Laptop Recommendations

  • Windows 10
  • 3.x GHz i5 Processor or greater
  • 320 GB Hard Drive
  • 8 GB RAM or greater
  • 512MB ATI Radeon or nVidia GeForce

If making a personal purchase from Apple,  please visit www.apple.com/education.

There is not an ID# required.  Apple will verify enrollment.

Mac Laptop Recommendations

  • Apple 13 inch MacBook Pro or greater
  • OS X 10.9(Mavericks)
  • 2.4 GHz Intel i5 Processor or greater
  • 500 GB Hard Drive
  • 8 GB RAM

Software

Full-time students can purchase software developed by Adobe, Autodesk, IBM SPSS, Microsoft, Nuance and more at reduced prices from the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) at www.wisc.edu/wisc.

Questions about WISC and the reduced cost licensing program? Please contact the DoIT help desk at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at 608.264.4357.

Hardware

If making personal purchases from Dell, refer to Member ID:  US126349796

If making a personal purchase from Apple,  please visit www.apple.com/education. There is not an ID# required.  Apple will verify employment.

Software

Personal sales

For UWL owned computers, see UWL Departments. Otherwise; visit Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) at www.wisc.edu/wisc then choose Faculty/Staff (Personal Sales). Pay attention to the guidelines given on the site regarding eligibility and proper use.

Work at home

For UWL owned computers, see UWL Departments. Otherwise; visit Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) at www.wisc.edu/wisc then choose Faculty/Staff (WAH). Pay attention to the guidelines given on the site regarding eligibility and proper use

Questions about WISC and the reduced cost licensing program? Please contact the DoIT help desk at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at 608.264.4357.