Storefront Message Areas

›››User Login Message

The user login message area of Shop@UW is periodically enabled during the storefont login process to announce system-wide shut-downs for planned maintenance and emergencies; review an archive of old messages at this link.

›››Organizational Message

Links to additional and helpful information are provided in the organizational message box located on the left-hand side of the Shop/Home web page of the Shop@UW storefront.

Shop@UW Top News Stories

Checking Dell Order Status

April 15, 2014

After placing an order through the Dell punch-out site in Shop@UW, users are able to view their order details, order status, and estimated delivery date directly on the Dell punch-out site. Users can click the “Order Status” link on the Dell site and using a few key pieces of information, including the PO Number, search for their orders. The procedure is detailed in the “Checking Dell Order Status” document which provides step by step instructions with screen shots of the process and is available on the Shop@UW tutorial website

Shop@UW Completes First Year of Operation

April 15, 2014

Shop@UW completed its first full year of operation on March 4, 2014. Shop@UW works with many UW-System colleges, school districts, local municipalities, and several other agencies that operate in Wisconsin. Business Units using Shop@UW include:

UW - Colleges
UW - Eau Claire
UW - Extension
UW - Green Bay
UW - La Crosse
UW - Madison
UW - Milwaukee
UW - Oshkosh
UW - Parkside

UW - Platteville
UW - River Falls
UW - Stevens Point
UW - Stout
UW - Superior
UW - System Administration
UW - Whitewater
CESA Schools

City of Madison
Dane County
Federal Agencies
Foundations-Institutes
Other Cities
Other Counties
School Districts
State Agencies
Technical Colleges

The Shop@UW project team has collected purchasing statistics and will be sharing this information over the coming months. The following information, as of March 2014, reflects the number of accounts using Shop@UW and number of orders and items that were processed:

  • MD Accounts = 6031
  • Guest Accounts (UW users only) that log in via AuthHub = 3363
  • Orders = 184,611
  • Items ordered from hosted and punch-out suppliers = 1,205,550

Average number of unique users per day:

  • Monday - Friday = 755
  • Weekends and holidays = 29

Thank you for your support!

Anixter Joins Shop@UW

April 15, 2014

Shop@UW is pleased to welcome our most recent vendor, Anixter, as a new hosted catalog supplier within the e-commerce system effective April 15, 2014. Anixter will provide customers with a full line of electrical and electronic products including specific manufacturer products. Demonstrating our continued commitment to customers’ needs by providing cost-effective and quality products, Anixter is the latest in a growing list of online vendors that offer a range of products within Shop@UW.

Please review the Contact a Vendor web page for contact information if you have a question about products from Anixter.

Requesting Campus Feedback on the UW-Madison Preferred Laptop and Desktop Computers Program

March 12, 2014

Purchasing Services is requesting campus feedback on the UW-Madison Preferred Laptop and Desktop Computers program to assist in program development. UW-Madison Shop@UW account contacts have already received an email requesting participation. If you have not yet done so, please choose your primary role in the process from the list at the following link http://www.bussvc.wisc.edu/purch/survey.html to begin the survey and provide us with your valuable feedback.  Feel free to forward the link to others in your area that may wish to provide their input as well. Thank you for your time and effort! Please contact Susanne Matschull at smatschull@bussvc.wisc.edu with any questions regarding the survey.

New Dell Laptops Added as UW-Madison Preferred Products

February 14, 2014

Under the guidance of a cross-campus team of IT experts, Purchasing Services is offering new laptop options from Dell as UW-Madison Preferred Products. The Latitude E5440 and E5540 models are available at a base price of $759, including an upgraded processor (the 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5-4300U Processor). The Latitude E7440 (14-inch) has been made available in addition to the 12-inch E7240 at the same price of $949. The thin and light E7000 series models include a standard 128GB Solid State hard drive that is also available as an optional upgrade on the E5000 series laptops. No changes have been made to the desktop products offered.

The systems are pre-configured to meet most staff computing needs and are offered at specially negotiated low prices. They can easily be ordered through Shop@UW by clicking on Dell in the Shop at a Punch-out Supplier showcase and choosing laptops or desktops listed on the main landing page. More detailed instructions are available on the UW-Madison Preferred Products ordering instructions page.

Shop@UW User Interface Upgrade

January 9, 2014

A Shop@UW interface upgrade will occur on January 14, 2014, for all users. Download and print the PDF called “Navigation Options Quick Reference Guide.”

New navigation options include:

  1. Left Navigation Bar
  2. Top Information Bar
  3. Site Navigation Bar
  4. Site Map Link

Please note that the basic search, filter, shopping, and order completion functions will not be affected and will continue to work the same as before the upgrade.

Additional information about the changes to the interface can be found on the web at http://www.bussvc.wisc.edu/shopuw/tutorials.html.