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Surplus Options

The following three (3) options are available for disposal of your department's surplus items and equipment:

1.  REDISTRIBUTION:
 
 
Surplus Equipment Redistribution and/or Disposal
 - To be used to offer any functional surplus item or equipment to the university  community at no cost. Click on  https://solutions.kent.edu/surplus/  for   this option. 

Frequently asked questions about the Surplus Redistribution Site.


2. ON-LINE AUCTIONS:

   
 GovDeals - GovDeals is to be used for selling large items that are unable to be shipped without incurring substantial
                         cost.   Examples of these items include: Freezers, Mowers,  Lathes...or any large equipment.
 
   
To start the process for selling your department's surplus:

  • Please read the policy and the procedure. Policy and Procedure
  • Fill out the registration form. Registration Form This form can be filled out electronically and emailed to KSUsurplus@kent.edu; printed and faxed to 330-672-7904; or mailed to:

      Procurement Department
      cc: On-line Auctions
      330 Harbourt Hall, 615 Loop Rd.
      Kent, OH 44242
  •  Email all digital pictures to KSUsurplus@kent.edu

3.  SALE BID:

 
    Surplus property may be sold through an advertised sealed sale bid process.  All pursuant to state of Ohio and university 
     competitive bidding procedures with the award being made to the highest  bidder.

    Contact the Procurement Department at 22276 for additional information.
 
    ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT DISPOSAL PROCEDURE
 
    DISPOSAL OF ALL OTHER ITEMS:
   Contact University Facilities Management (Jeff Brewster at 330-672-8704) for disposal of all other items with no useful value.