Think of us as UC Riverside’s very own “Vintage Marketplace”

ScotSurplus is home to an eclectic assortment of used (but still useable) furniture, electronics, office supplies, clothing, books, bikes, lab supplies, and much more — collected from departments from every corner of the university.

We offer in person and online sales. Either way, ScotSurplus offers the best bargains on campus.

Sales to University Departments

All items are available at pennies on the dollar to university department buyers, five days a week, from 8am to 5pm. 

Sales to Students, Staff, Faculty & the General Public

Public sales are held bi-monthly, on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. (Sales limited to the first Tuesday of the month during July and August.

Online Sales

Some surplus items, like refrigerators, stoves and electronics, are available on Craigslist.
View Our Surplus Items for Sale

Some high-value surplus items, including university vehicles, may be sold online. 
View Current Online University Auctions

About Department Sales

  • Only Department members with a Web Recharge Form with a number are permitted to view and purchase items prior to public sales.
  • Contact us to schedule a viewing of items in our inventory.
  • To make a purchase, you must have a Web Recharge Form with you. 
  • REMEMBER: Departments MAY NOT SHOP on days of public sales with a Web Recharge.
  • Employees (and their near relatives) may not purchase surplus items originating from their own departments.

About Public Sales

  • All Sales are Final - "As is, Where is"
  • Sale items listed are subject to prior purchase by campus departments and may not be available on sales day.
  • All items purchased on sale day by the public, must be picked up within 1 week or the item(s) will be considered abandoned and available for purchase at the next sale.
  • Employees (and their near relatives) may not purchase surplus items originating from their own departments.

What About Items That Aren’t Sold?

We do our best to reutilize and repurpose all of the excess materials generated at UCR. For those that can’t be resold, we recycle whatever possible, safely dispose of hazardous items and limit the amount sent to landfills.


ScotSurplus Interior of Building

The ScotSurplus Warehouse is located in the UCR Corporation Yard, 3401 Watkins Drive, Riverside, CA 92521
Limited parking is available.

1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 11am–4pm.
Credit cards and Bear Bucks are accepted.

Web Recharge Form required
Open weekdays, 8am–5pm