Surplus Store: Shop & Save Your $$$!

Get this office setup for only $250!

Did you know how much futher your dollars can go if you shop at the NC State Surplus Store?

If you are a thrifty buyer and want to stretch your budgeted dollars, buying from the Surplus Store will pay dividends. You can outfit your office with a computer, desk, chair, bookcase, and filing cabinets for only $250. 

When purchasing these items new, you would spend:

  • Desk: $400
  • File Cabinet: $155
  • Office Chair: $100
  • Bookcase: $100
  • Printer: $300
  • iMac: $600

Total: $1655

In this case, buying from the Surplus Store saves around $1400.  In addition to office furniture, we sell Apple and Windows computers, desktops, laptops and peripheries. Audio and video equipment are also very popular sale items.

What is Surplus Property?

Surplus property is property that has a re-sale value but is no longer needed by a University department to continue its operation.

Surplus items come from NC State office, classroom and research labs from across the state. Once received at the Materials Support Warehouse, the Surplus Property Team evaluates the condition and researches fair market value.

What type of surplus items can I buy?

Here are few of the most common surplus items available for purchase:

  • Lab Equipment
  • Office Supplies and Equipment
  • Athletic Equipment and Apparel
  • Audio/Video Equipment
  • Computer Equipment and Peripherals
  • Furniture
  • Machinery and Tools
  • Medical Equipment
  • Musical Instruments
  • Miscellaneous items

Where and when can I buy surplus items?

The Surplus Store is located at 3240 Ligon St, Raleigh.

  • For university department buyers, Store hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Public Sales are held on Thursdays from 1 – 3 p.m.

Need Help? Contact Us!

Bill Carlson

Surplus & Warehouse Manager

(919) 515-8568

Lance Newsome

Central Receiving and Surplus Warehouse Lead

(919) 515-5525