UMKC Information Services offers software purchasing services and expertise in product consultation, vendor contracts, volume license agreements, approval facilitation and purchase/delivery processing.

ALL IT and telecommunication products, software and services must be purchased through Information Services and/or require CIO approval.

For more information on current policies, guidelines and pricing, please reference the UMKC IT Purchasing Policy, Software Resources, or IT Hardware sites or email us at or call the IS Technology Support Center at 816-235-2000.

Campus Software - for UMKC owned computers

Software Support

  • Hardware & Software Support Levels/Standards - A list of supported software, recommended minimum hardware requirements, and the three levels of IS technical support can be found here.
  • Microsoft Office 2013 - Support and training resources for Microsoft's Office 2013 suite.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 - Available on select new systems.

Personal Purchase

Faculty & Staff
  • Microsoft Office - Microsoft's Home Use Program allows faculty and staff to purchase one copy of Office at a deeply discounted price.
  • You may be eligible to purchase other academically priced software through UMKC's OnTheHub site.
  • Academically Priced Software - Many software titles can be purchased as box copies at reduced academic pricing through the UMKC Bookstore.