Requesting Blocks of Requisition Numbers

  1. Requesting a Block of Numbers:

    The application allows appropriately authorized Department staff to electronically request blocks of external requisition and internal work order numbers to be used in the Department. To obtain the numbers, choose “Request a block of requisition numbers” from the Main Menu.

    Choose Request a block of numbers
  2. Enter the requested identifying information along with the number of requisition numbers desired. A separate request will have to be filled out for each block of external requisition or internal work order numbers.

    Requisition Number Block Request Screen

  3. A confirmation message will appear indicating that your request has been recorded. The request will be reviewed and you will receive an email notification when this has been completed. The email will state “ Your request for requisition numbers from Purchasing/Business Services has been approved. Please return to the Requisition and Number Generator in My UW and choose "View/download your requisition number blocks" to receive your numbers.” At that time, you will need to login to the application through My UW and choose the "View/download your requisition number blocks” link from the Main Menu. This will take you to the screen below to enter your email address to retrieve your block. The application will list your approved blocks and provide a link to download the list of numbers in an Excel spreadsheet.

    Interface for retrieving approved number blocks

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