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How to Purchase: Student

Fall 2021 Software Purchase Process

  • Major specific software will be automatically billed to incoming students the week before Fall classes begin and students will receive an email when billing is complete with information on how to access their software.
    Students do NOT need to place an order for, or come to our office to purchase, major specific software.
  • Students who need to purchase software that is not included with their major specific software can do so either in person by coming to our office at 3240 Torgersen Hall (open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm), or by placing an online order by following the instructions at
  • Students, faculty, and staff can submit any questions or requests for support at or by email at

Software Information for Incoming Undergraduates

The Incoming Undergraduate Software Information page provides a quick reference for incoming undergraduate students on their software requirements, how to obtain their software, and frequently asked questions about software.

Online Software Ordering

  1. Go to Virginia Tech's Software Service Center Student Software Ordering catalog item.
  2. Login using your VT PID and PID password, followed by two factor authentication.
  3. Select the software that you would like to purchase, and review the licensing terms (if applicable).
  4. Complete the required information, and click Submit.
  5. Orders will be processed within 1 - 2 business days.

Online Ordering Instructional Video

On-Campus Ordering

The Software Service Center at 3240 Torgersen Hall is open for in-person software sales Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm.

Return Policy

Software that has not been accessed on Network Software may be returned for a full refund within 30 days of the purchase date. The exception is bundle software: no refunds are availble for bundle software.