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August 2021 Update: Multiple units are officially reopening on September 1st

As we plan for fall reopening, while maintaining health & safety a priority, please see current details and guidelines pertaining to Campus Business Services (CBS) units.

June, 2021 Update: Campus Business Services update: Bookstore to re-open, ScotSurplus sales resume, and more good news

As the fiscal year ends, and the Covid pandemic appears to be winding down. Campus Business Services (CBS) is pleased to announce that additional services are coming back online.


Save 50% on brand new first-quality lab coats in white and blue flame-resistant. Purchases are only available to UCR students, staff and faculty via FAU or Campus Recharge only.

Changes coming to Digital Print Services (formerly Printing & Reprographics) for FY2021-22

Effective July 2021, Digital Print Services will focus on secure exam printing, quick copy, wide-format posters and banners, business cards, letterhead, graphic design and more.

Future Highlanders Get Real Benefits During “Virtual” Highlander Week Live

Want a free poster when you arrive on campus? How about $10 in free merchandise at one of our twice-monthly campus surplus sales? Sign up for these benefits — and more — during Highlander Week Live 2021 and we’ll help you Get Your Highlander On!

Have Gas Cylinders Gathering Dust? We'll Pick Them Up!

Have Gas Cylinders Cluttering Your Office, Lab or Classroom? Let us know and we'll pick them up for you! Send us an email or fill out a simple online form.

March, 2021 Update: Campus Business Services continues to provide essential services during the campus-wide shutdown

As the campus approaches the one-year anniversary of the shutdown due to Covid-19, Campus Business Services (CBS) is continuing to provide essential services across all of its departments.

Take Advantage of Savings up to 50% On an Assortment of Essential Lab Supplies

For a limited time, you can save on an assortment of essential lab supplies. It’s all part of a special online-only ScotSurplus clearance event.

Mail Services Announces Reduced Hours this Week (Dec 14-18)

The Mail Services building in the UCR Corporation Yard will operate on a reduced schedule this week (December 14-18).

Pre-Winter Break cut-off dates announced for key laboratory supplies

Logistics Services announces the following cut-off dates to ensure delivery.

Changes for Surplus Item Pick Up Announced

NOTE: Facilities Services is no longer available to pick up and transport items to the ScotSurplus warehouse. That said, we are glad to pick up your surplus items for free. Just send an email with a list of items to transport and your location. For pick up of heavier and/or oversized items, and those requiring...

The UCR Bookstore is having a Virtual Holiday Sales Event on Wednesday, Dec 9th — And You’re Invited!

‘Tis the Season for the UCR Bookstore Virtual Holiday Sales Event. The one-day special event — Wednesday, December 9 — is a great time to pick up last-minute gifts, exclusive R'Wear Items and other Highlander goodies. And the first 100 orders (min order $49) will receive a gift bag of SWAG.

November 2020 Update: CBS Provides Essential Campus Services During Covid-19 Shutdown

Key units of Campus Business Services — including Receiving Services, Card Services, Mail Services, UCR Bookstore, Digital Print Services and Auxiliary Design Services — continue to support the critical academic operations of UC Riverside.

Need office furniture but your budget won't stretch? Let ScotSurplus lend a hand.

The ScotSurplus warehouse is filled with gently used office equipment and furniture — chairs, desks, bookcases, file cabinets, lateral files, electronics, consumables and more — and it's all at pennies on the dollar. Our bi-monthly public sales may be on hold due to the Covid-19 shutdown, but we're still open by appointment in the Corporation...

Classes may be remote, but the UCR Bookstore is still here to serve UCR students

The UCR Bookstore is doing everything they can to support students this fall, including in-store pickup from Sept 28 through October 7, and free shipping on all orders over $49.

Put the New UCR Brand in the Palm of Your Hand — For Less!

The new UCR business card designs have been released, and they offer faculty and staff a wealth of new choices: horizontal or vertical orientation, new graphic backs, and the option to include dual languages or dual affiliations. And a set of 250 double-sided business cards costs just $29.99! To view all your available options, go...

Mail Services Building Has Reopened; Full Service Has Been Restored

After a thorough decontamination, The Mail Services Building in the UCR Corporation Yard (3401 Watkins Drive) has reopened and is accepting mail and packages. Staff currently at the facility did not have any contact with our employee who tested positive for Covid-19. We anticipate returning to full operational status by Friday, July 10. However, please...

Need a Finals Break? Download Our Free Activity Book

Need a break from worrying about the news and studying for finals? Download our free Activity Book for a bit of UCR-themed fun. Plus: Includes coupons for free printing and discounted merchandise once the campus reopens! Download the Free Activity Book

Future Highlanders Get Real Benefits During “Virtual” Highlander Week Live

Want a free poster when you arrive on campus? How about $10 in free merchandise at one of our twice-monthly campus surplus sales? Sign up for these benefits — and more — during Highlander Week Live and we’ll help you Get Your Highlander On!

Winning Photo Chosen in the 2020 R’Card Photo Contest

We started with dozens of entries, then narrowed the list down to five finalists. Now the votes are in, and we have a winner! Congratulations to Peihsuan Li, whose shot of the HUB and Bell Tower at sunset was the overwhelming winner of the R’Card 2020 Photo Contest. Look for his photo on all new...