Using the Software Order Form to Purchase Departmental Software

Using the Software Order Form, UW-Madison departments can purchase Endnote, Parallels, and these Microsoft titles: Exchange, Extended Security Updates, Project, SharePoint, SQL, System Center, Visio, Visual Studio, Remote Desktop Services, and Windows Server. This doc will walk you through using the Software Order Form.

The Software Order Form is located at NetID login is required before the form can be accessed.

At the top of the form, the following text appears, indicating that all personal info fields are required and listing the software that's available for purchase:


The following fields are for gathering information about the person placing the order, and would be used if clarification of the order is needed:


The next two fields are for the name of the department purchasing the software and the DoIT number being used to pay for the software:


The next fields are for selecting the software you want to order and entering quantities. 


When you check the box(es) next to the names of the software you want to purchase, the individual items available for purchase appear. You would then enter a quantity to the right of the item you want to purchase. In the image below, a customer has checked the Endnote box and then entered a quantity of 1 to the right of the Endnote item. After that, the order total will appear at the bottom of the page in green and the SUBMIT ORDER button will appear. Once you've finished entering quantities to the right of all of the items you want to purchase, you would click the SUBMIT ORDER button. The order will then be transmitted to the Help Desk where staff will enter the order into our point of sale system, and a receipt will be generated and sent to the purchaser.