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Shop@UW October Newsletter
  • Holiday Hours
  • 2015 Payroll Calendar
  • Update MD Account Info
  • Using Quotes for Ordering
  • Shop@UW Training Dates

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Holiday Hours

The holiday season is right around the corner! Materials Distribution Services (MDS) for Shop@UW will be closed on the following days:

   •  Thursday, November 27, 2014. Open on Friday, November 28, 2014 with limited staff.

   •  Wednesday, December 24, 2014, and Thursday, December 25, 2014. Open on Friday, December 26, 2014.

   •  Wednesday, December 31, 2014, and Thursday, January 1, 2015. Open on Friday, January 2, 2015.

2015 Payroll Calendar

The 2015 payroll calendar is now available for download! Click on the link provided here or, visit the Shop@UW Help webpage and download the PDF file.

Updating the Shop@UW MD Account Number Information

It is important to notify the Shop@UW customer service department of any changes to existing MD account numbers. Please be sure to send the customer service deparment account information updates such as:

   •  Primary Account Contact including name and address

   •  Financial Contact including name and address

   •  Shared Financial System Funding (SFS) information

   •  Signatures as required on the form

   •  Special Request as indicated on the form


The account setup and revision form can be found online on the Shop@UW reference website. Please click on the link provided here for the Shop@UW Account Setup & Revision infomation and forms.


To verify what is on file for an existing MD account number, contact the Shop@UW customer service department at 608-497-4400 or send your request to

Using Quotes For Ordering From Select Punch-out Sites

On October 3rd, the section on the Shop@UW Tutorial Index called "Punch-out Sites: Using Quotes & Saving Favorites" was updated. New training materials were added that includes documentation on how to use quotes for ordering from the following select vendor punch-out sites: Airgas, Dell, SHI, Bio-Rad, Fisher Scientific, Sigma- Aldrich, and VWR. The Shop@UW training team will continue to provide more training documentation in the near future to improve the shopping experience. View the new tutorials online by using the link provided here: go to Shop@UW Tutorial Index.

Shop@UW Training Available

Date Title Time and Location
October 16, 2014
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How to Use Shop@UW 9:00-10:30 AM
21 N. Park St., Rm. 5045
Madison, WI



To request an in-person group training session, please contact Bradley Thomas at 608-497-4404 or