Property Disposition - U-M Departments

  • Deliveries - We are scheduling appointments for deliveries from the Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn campuses as well as Michigan Medicine. Please send your Declaration of Surplus form (DOS) to to schedule your delivery.

  • Shopping - We currently have two methods for departmental shopping. Departments can use our new online store for shortcode purchases or participate in our sealed bid. 

    Dispo Direct Online Store

    Our website is You can create an account using the University Login option. 

    Once you create your account, you will be given the option to pay with your shortcode at check out (you must be logged in to your account.) 

    Sealed Bid

    Sealed bids are typically posted after 4 pm every other Thursday. Prior to the bid ending, please send an email to and let us know what specific bid lot(s) your department is interested in. Departments have the first right of refusal on any items listed on the bid. This means, your department can buy the item for $1.00 over the highest bid we receive. You can either accept the price or we will award it to the highest bidder. We will notify you on Wednesday morning and ask you to reply by 1:00 pm the same day. We will just need confirmation that you agree to the price(s) and what shortcode you would like to use for the purchase. We will then work with you to schedule a curbside pickup of your items or delivery if your department is interested. This policy is honored on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Property Disposition is responsible for the disposal of all university property designated as surplus by U-M schools, colleges, and units, per SPG 520.01 on Acquisition, Use and Disposition of Property. Examples include computers, equipment, and furniture. The mission is to sell, recycle, or dispose of surplus equipment to the best advantage of the University of Michigan. Generally, 90% of the proceeds are returned to the department.

Property Disposition is located at:

3241 Baxter Road

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2155
Phone: (734) 764-2470
Fax: (734) 763-2006

Directions to Property Disposition: 

US-23 to Plymouth Road (exit 41), head west
Turn left (south) on Green Road
Turn right (west) on Baxter Road to warehouse address at 3241 Baxter Road

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