Software Procurement Request

Who can use it?

BGSU faculty and staff.

What is it?

A University process for procuring (reviewing and/or purchasing) software that is not currently available or approved for installation at BGSU. 

This may include but is not limited to cloud-based software, desktop-based software, mobile apps, and domain purchases.

Please review our list of approved or installed software prior to submitting your request to check if your vendor or application is currently included or if an application with similar functionality is already is available for your use.

Review the Software Purchase & Request Process for University Devices.

Where to get it?

Please complete the Request Software form on this page to submit a request to procure software for installation on a University-owned device.

How to use it?

Once submitted, your request will be reviewed by ITS and other University areas based on this process. You may be asked to provide an estimated cost for the software at any point within the review process.

If approved, you will be provided a quote for the price of the requested software and asked to provide any additional information needed. If denied you may work with ITS to identify an alternative solution.

**Please note: Review of Software requests typically take a minimum of 45 days to be routed through the approval process.**

How much does it cost?

Software purchase prices are to be determined. Where applicable, a quote will be provided to the requestor for approval prior to making the purchase.