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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 8 am to 5 pm. 

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.

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.

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.

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.
ScotSurplus Electronics Blowout Sale November 28 8 am to 4 pm
ScotSurplus Fall Sales November 7 and December 5, 8 am to 4 pm

Public Sales

1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 11:00 am–4:00 pm.
Credit cards and Bear Bucks are accepted.

Interdepartmental Sales

Web Recharge Form required
Open weekdays, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

Online Sales

Some surplus items, like refrigerators, stoves and electronics, are available on Craigslist.

Online Sales

Auction Sales

Some high-value surplus items, including university vehicles, may be sold online. 

Auction Sales

Public Sales Calendar

Public sales at ScotSurplus are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 11am–4pm. Masks are optional and limited occupancy will be in place. Credit cards and Bear Bucks are accepted.