Furniture, machinery, lab equipment, medical equipment:
Email: email@example.com or Property Disposition
Phone: (734) 763-7303 or (734) 764-2470
Computers, laptops, tablets, and accessories such as printers and monitors:
Phone: (734) 764-2470
The university is required to sell all disposable assets. Items that remain U-M property can be transferred between departments.
No. Property Disposition is only able to accept surplus property from University of Michigan departments.
No. After the delivery date is established with Property Disposition, you need to arrange to bring the surplus to our warehouse. You may bring it yourself, call University Moving and Trucking, or select one of the university’s strategic moving and storage suppliers.
See "Sending Surplus" instructions.
You’ll need to fill out a Declaration of Surplus Form and email it to Property Disposition. Property Disposition will price the item(s) and return the Declaration of Surplus Form with the estimated value(s). You should then bring payment, along with the Declaration of Surplus Form, to Property Disposition for the appraised amount plus six percent (6%) state of Michigan sales tax. You’ll then get a receipt you can show to your department supervisor before taking the item(s) home.
No. Only a shortcode can be used for departmental purchases.
Payments can be made with cash, personal checks from local banks, or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). Credit cards are accepted in person only.
Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan.
Yes, six percent (6%) state of Michigan sales tax is added to your purchase price.
You will need to provide a copy of your tax exempt certificate at the time of purchase and sign our tax exempt book for each purchase.
All sales are AS IS and final. No refunds or exchanges are allowed.
Quantity discounts are available. Please ask the sales manager at the time of purchase.
We can only hold items for U-M departments until pickup arrangements are made. All items purchased by the public (non-U-M departments) must be taken at the time of purchase.