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IT Procurement and Licensing

IT Procurement and Licensing Solutions


Software Service Center

The Software Service Center provides technology and solutions for faculty, staff, and students, while adapting to the changing needs of our customers and the growth of information technology.

IT Procurement

IT Procurement has moved to central VT Procurement effective October 1, 2023.  For more information, see:  or email

Software Licensing Administration

IT Procurement has moved to central VT Procurement effective October 1, 2023.  For more information, see:  or email

Student Software

For student software specific information or details on how to purchase, please see the Student Software page.

The Network Software Server provides a listing of software purchases by individual student as well as software currently available for download by students.

Departmental Software

For more detailed information regarding ordering departmental software, please visit the Departmental Software page.

If you are interested in a software product that is not listed, please contact Software Consulting Services.

IT Procurement

Software subscriptions should not be processed as Direct Pays.  In accordance with University Policy 3220, Direct Payment Procedures 3.E.5., subscriptions include books, pre-printed materials, reprints, publishers page changes, book subscriptions, book subventions, subscription mailing list (printed or electronic), pre-recorded audio and video cassettes, conference proceedings, slide presentations, tapes, CDs and diskettes, when available only from the publisher or producer.  This policy does not apply to software license subscriptions, and such purchases should not be processed via direct pay.

The university PCard should not be used to purchase software or software subscriptions.  In accordance with University Policy 3015, Contract Signature Policy and Procedures 3.6, IT Procurement reviews, obtains Legal Counsel review, and signs all contracts—whether or not money is involved—for computer hardware, software, testing, and maintenance.  A guide for submitting software review requests can be found here.

Software should not be purchased with a personal credit card and reimbursed with university funds.  Please see the FAQ for details.

What accounts should I use for purchasing software? Please see the FAQ for a list of possible account codes.


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