Buying Visio at UW-Madison

UW-Madison departments can purchase Microsoft Visio two different ways (Visio is not available for personal purchase):

  • Visio Standard and Pro licenses can be purchased in the Tech Store Catalog ( under the Microsoft Select program.
    • One license is required for each installation.
    • These are perpetual licenses, good forever at the purchased version.
    • These licenses can be purchased with or without Software Assurance, which gives you the right to upgrade to any version released during the term of the Software Assurance.
    • After you purchase a license, you'll receive an email with a download link to the installation file within an hour, plus an installation key if one is necessary.
    • The Visio ISOs available after purchasing a Visio license include v2016 and v2019 versions compatible with Office 365.
  •   Visio Online Plan 2 subscriptions are available by special order. Visio Online Plan 2 is compatible with Office 365.
    • Visio Online Plan 2 includes all the features and capabilities of Visio Pro, plus:
      • Database Reverse Engineering
      • Generating PowerPoint presentations from Visio diagrams
      • Data Visualizer
      • Improved Support for AutoCAD drawings.
    • You can install Visio Online Plan 2 on up to five UW- or personally-owned computers, an improvement over the one-license-per-installation model of Visio licenses sold under the Select program. Visio Online Plan 2 is delivered through the Office 365 platform, which means that:
      • Delivery can take up to two weeks.
      • Installation uses click-to-run technology, so can be installed alongside Office installed from the Office 365 portal, but can't be installed alongside Office installed from ISOs downloaded from the CSL. See for more info.
      • Installations are automatically kept up to date.
      • This is a subscription, not a perpetual license.
      • This is a per-user, not a per-device license.
      • Every order must be quoted before purchasing. The time period covered by the quote will be through the next anniversary of our Office 365 agreement, which is October 31st.
      • To get a quote, please email

Keywords:Microsoft visio online plan 2 cad cam select pro professional std standard   Doc ID:90915
Owner:Warren R.Group:DoIT Tech Store
Created:2019-04-09 12:06 CSTUpdated:2019-12-12 13:30 CST
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