Cellular service (mobile)

DoIT offers smartphones, basic phones, mobile hotspots and cellular-connected tablets for University use. We can also help you find a device and plan that’s right for you and your department’s budget.

Available To

Staff, Researchers, Faculty

Benefits

  • Order any phone offered by select providers
  • Discounts on many phones

Requirements

  • Cellular service is available to faculty and staff for University use only and must follow the University’s policies. The State of Wisconsin requires the University to purchase cellular telephone service under the terms of the State of Wisconsin contract.
  • UW-provided phones are for university business only; personal calls are not allowed.
  • Upon leaving employment, the employee must return the mobile device to his or her department.
  • You must be authorized to place mobile service orders.

Getting Started

Terms of use

UW-Madison and State of Wisconsin telephone policies

Options

  • Cellular services - Choose from Verizon or U.S. Cellular services and purchase any phone offered. For new and eligible upgrades, rates are often discounted with the exception of Apple devices. Note: Verizon has a 10-month upgrade policy; U.S. Cellular has a 24-month upgrade policy.
  • Paging services - DoIT does not support a paging service, but you can order service through the State of Wisconsin non-mandatory contracts.
  • International travel - To add global service to your device, send an email request to cellular@doit.wisc.edu. Please allow 5 business days to process your request.

Pricing

See our rates sheet.

To add global service to your device, send an email request to cellular@doit.wisc.edu. Please allow 5 business days to process your request.

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