How do I Order Microsoft Project or Visio for University-Owned Systems?


All faculty and staff have the ability to order Microsoft Project or Visio for university-owned systems.

*Please note: These new licenses are leases (not purchases) and are co-termed to match the annual campus agreement. The cost is different each month, and everything expires in June. Regardless of when you order, you will need to re-order each year in June to continue to use Project and/or Visio. It's very important that you order/submit your PO the same month you receive your quote and before the quote has expired. If you don't, SHI, our vendor, will have to request a new quote which will delay the order further.


  1. Depending on which software you need to order, use the table below and request a quote by sending an email to our vendor, SHI, at Include the software, SKU, title and number of licenses to be purchased in the email.
    Software: SKU: Title:
    Microsoft Project 7MA-00001 ProjectPlan3EDU ShrdSvr ALNG SubsVL MVL PerUsr
    Microsoft Visio P4U-00001 VisioPlan2forEDU ShrdSvr ALNG SubsVL MVL PerUsr
    The quote can take between 48 to 72 hours to be generated. Once generated, it will be emailed to you.
  2. After receiving the quote from SHI, submit a PO in uShop using the below instructions: 
    • The vendor is SHI (Somerset, NJ).
    • Attach your quote to the requisition, and submit it in uShop to SHI (Somerset, NJ).
    • Be sure to change the "Ship To" section to "SERVICE ONLY."
    • Code the request as "Software Subscriptions."
    • For an annual subscription, change the unit of measure to year (YR).
    • For renewing orders, reference your prior PO number as a continued reference for all.
  3. SHI will email you a confirmation receipt with your order number. This can take between 24 to 48 hours for the order to be processed.
  4. Once the order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation.
  5. Attach the license confirmation to the Software Installations, Updates and License Transfers service request, and be sure to state who is receiving the license.
  6. ITS will apply the license to the correct individual in Office 365. After the license has been assigned, the individual will be able to install the software from Software Center.

If you need further assistance, please submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.