Downloading Chemdraw 15

To download and install ChemDraw on your system, the following requirements must be met:

  • One must be an enrolled student, or staff, or faculty at the UW-Madison (regardless of what department are you affiliated with). More specifically, you must have a valid email address ending, where x could be blank (e.g., or the name of the department you are associated with (
  • Alumni are not eligible for downloading and using the software.
  • Each eligible individual is given only one set of Serial No. and Registration Code (associated with your email address). Files created with this software can still be opened even after the license is expired.

Download Instructions:​

  • ChemDraw 16
  • ChemDraw 19
    • To download, go create an account for Perkin Elmer's Download Center, the web address is:
    • Make an account for Perkin Elmer's Download Center
      • You must use a, account, or any other @*
    • Wait for the email to verify your account and set your password
    • Sign in with your email and password
    • Click "ChemDraw 19 Prime"
    • Select either the Mac or Windows version
    • To find the Activation Code, go to "Order History" and select the most recent order