Aggie Surplus

Aggie Surplus: How To Buy - University Departments

Note: The information on this page does not apply to employees making personal purchases. For information on making personal purchases see Sales To Employees.

Why Buy From Aggie Surplus?

Here are a few reasons why shopping Aggie Surplus makes sense...

  • Save money — We offer a wide-variety of previously owned office, lab, and medical equipment at substantially lower prices than comparable new equipment.
  • Save time — We are conveniently located on campus - no travel required. You can even browse our inventory without leaving your desk!
  • Save the environment — Your purchase today keeps an item from going to the landfill tomorrow. Your purchase helps use meet the campus commitment to sustainability.

Finding What's For Sale

University departments may view a list of items for sale on our website, or at our store on campus. To find out about the latest items, join our e-mail list. All items are sold on a "first come, first served" and "as is, where is" basis.

Free items are always available to departments! These items are not listed online, but are displayed at our store. They're available on a "first come, first served" basis - so check early and often! More ...

The Purchasing Process

With the exception of Premium Items, all items will be available for Public Sale on the first day that they are added to inventory. This means that the majority of items will no longer have a 14-day department sale waiting period. Most items will be immediately available for Public Sale.

Bids and Offers

Public Offers are accepted on items that have been listed for 28 days or longer. Department Offers are accepted at anytime. See or Terms and Conditions page for bid/offer rules.

Payment and Delivery

Purchases can be made in-person, via e-mail or by phone. For in-person purchases, the Billing ID or FIS Account number will be needed at the time of sale. For purchases made via e-mail or phone please include the following information when contacting us: tag number, description of item, your contact information including name, department, phone number, fax number and FIS Account number or billing ID.

Purchased items must be removed from Aggie Surplus at the time of sale, at the buying department's expense. If needed, departments may arrange for delivery of purchased goods at the time of purchase, using a FIS Account number or Billing ID. Delivery is completed by Special Services at a rate of $15.75 per quarter hour (per person).

Note: Potential buyers should not negotiate a sale with any representative of the selling department. All issues related to a potential sale are to be directed to Aggie Surplus, to ensure that multiple offers are handled correctly.

After the Sale

Aggie Surplus charges appear in FIS Decision Support (DS) on the Feeder System Transaction Detail (212) report. To see only Aggie Surplus charges on the 212, enter BB in the Origin Code field on the query input page.

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