Apple Software Purchases

Mac and Apple iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone software purchases must be made through Apple Education Sales for tax-free purchasing. Below are your options for university Macs, iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch software purchases.

Mac Computer Software Purchases

To purchase tax-free single or a multiple apps for Macs:

  • Call Apple Education Sales at 1-800-800-2775, menu options 4, 3 to get quotes and make purchases over the phone. 
  • Do not purchase Mac computers by calling Apple Education Sales. See options for purchasing Mac computers, iPads, iPod Touch, and iPhones.

iPads, iPhone & iPod Touch (iOS) Software Purchases

iOS Single License Software Purchases 

To purchase a single app for a single iOS device with a university procurement card go to the iTunes App Store

IMPORTANT: You can only purchase apps from the public app store above with a university p-card if no tax is charged on the app. If an app purchase includes a tax charge, there are two options: purchase the app following the university Volume Purchase procedures below, or use a personal credit card.

iOS Volume Software Purchases

To purchase multiple licenses for a specific app for multiple devices in departments or computer labs with a university procurement card, see App Store Volume Purchasing.

Apple offers tax-free volume software purchase discounts for software purchases of 20 or more licenses; the cost is one-half price per license.

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