Property Services oversees purchase and installation of furniture, moving services, surplus management, and more.
Property Services can help you with:
Our crew at the Distribution Center is experienced in moving offices and labs. Our moving and hauling rates are $51.83 per staff hour. (Time and a half for overtime.) Scheduling is easy:
Please help us make your move as painless, efficient, and cost effective as possible by following a few simple recommendations:
Our goal is to provide fast efficient service and to make your move as worry free as possible. Thank you for considering Property Services for all your relocation needs, your patronage is greatly appreciated!
Free estimates are available.
If you have a particular date and time in mind, we will try to accommodate you. However, we schedule on a first-come, first served basis. The crew that handles moves also does pick-up of disposal items and delivers furniture.
Property Services procures and provides classroom seating in all centrally controlled (and residential academic program) classrooms.
For more information contact our Logisticts Coordinator, 303-492-7207.
We offer a wide variety of used office furniture. Desks, chairs, bookcases, credenzas, and tables of all shapes and sizes are available for departmental purchase. Before purchasing used furniture, please make sure that you and your speedtype are included in your department's profile in our Surplus Property Management System.
When you are interested in making a purchase, it might be best to visit us in person. Our stock changes on a near daily basis. Please call 303-492-6525 and make an appointment. You are welcome to drop by and browse our warehouse, but please give us a call about an hour before making the trip as we handle a variety of functions and occasionally have to commit our resources elsewhere.
**Property Services reserves the right to limit the quantity of purchases to individuals or groups.**
We also hold periodic public auctions which are open to the public.
Public Auction at UCB
University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8:00 am and the auction will begin at 9:00 am.
Auctions are held on the east side of:
University of Colorado Boulder
3300 Walnut Street, Unit B
Boulder, CO 80301
Thursday, February 22, 2018 is set aside specifically for CU-Boulder departmental viewing only. To best serve our campus, we want to give UCB departments a chance to acquire surplus items before they go on sale to the public. Preview times for CU-Boulder departments are from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Friday, February 23, 2018 is set aside for a public preview of items from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Items may not be purchased at this time.
State of Colorado (including CU) employees are welcome to participate in our live auction as well as ongoing on-line auctions through web-sites such as www.govdeals.com, www.labx.com and www.publicsurplus.com. State of Colorado employees will be required to sign a non-conflict of interest certification stating that they were involved with neither the original procurement nor the decision to dispose of the item(s) purchased at CU-Boulder’s public auction.
Items currently scheduled for auction can be viewed here one month before the auction.
For more information and pictures of items to be sold please visit and like our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CUBoulderSurplus/
Some items listed may not be available at time of auction due to departmental retention, timing, logistical, or other reasons. Please note that all item descriptions are provided by CU-Boulder departments and as such Property Services is unable to guarantee verification of each description. This listing has been provided for informational purposes only and does not reflect the order that the items will be sold.
All items won at auction must be purchased and removed from the premises by purchaser on the day of auction. Items cannot be held over for pick-up without making special arrangements with Property Services’ staff.
We do not provide access to dumpsters or trash roll-offs for the disposal of unwanted items. The legal and proper disposal of any purchased item is the sole responsibility of the purchaser.
The University of Colorado strongly encourages and supports the appropriate disposal of unwanted/unusable electronic items and will, upon request, provide information on known recycling/reclamation organizations.
Please contact our Surplus Property Supervisor at (303) 492-1120 or PropServ@Colorado.edu with any questions about the auction or property disposal information.
State of Colorado (including CU) employees are welcome to purchase surplus property directly from Property Services. State of Colorado (including CU) employees are also welcome to participate in our live auctions and on-line auctions through web-sites such as www.govdeals.com, www.labx.com and www.publicsurplus.com. State of Colorado employees will be required to sign a non-conflict of interest certification stating that they were involved with neither the original procurement nor the decision to dispose of the item(s) purchased at CU-Boulder’s public auction.
Property Services will assist departments in selling high-end electronics and/or lab equipment through various internet auction sites. Departments will receive proceeds made from internet sales. Please contact Steve Marvel (303-492-1120) to arrange for your internet sale of high-end surplus equipment.
Sales Terms and Conditions
Proceeds back to Departments
The percentage of proceeds back to departments is based on the following thresholds:
$100 To $999.99 - CU Departments keep 51% of proceeds
$1,000 To $4,999.99 - CU Departments keep 78% of proceeds
$5,000 To $9,999.99 - CU Departments keep 85.5% of proceeds
$10,000 To $24,999.99 - CU Departments keep 88.5% of proceeds
$25,000 and up - CU Departments keep 90.5% of proceeds
Property Services' percentage of sales covers labor, handling, research for fair market value, listing fees, etc.
The Department of Facilities Management Property Services is responsible for administering the disposition of all surplus property for the Boulder campus.
When you log in the first time:
The Customer is: CU
The Service is: AMS Asset Management
After pressing “Sign In” you will be taken to the login screen where you will use your usual login details.
If Equipment or Furniture was purchased with SPA funds you'll need to get in touch with the Office of Contracts and Grants to assist in completing a Sponsored Projects Equipment Disposal Request Form.
If you have items that need hazardous material clearance, download an Environmental Health and Safety Certificate or contact Environmental Health and Safety to certify your equipment is safe for disposal.
Our next available training session is:
Property Disposal Training on Monday, December 18th 9:00 am – 11:30 am
In Module 2 of the Departmental Property Managers Certificate Training, learn how to properly dispose of your department’s surplus property. Discover your options: disposals, trade-ins, donations, transfers, etc. Learn how to create disposal requests and how to maintain your department profile.
Monday, December 18th, 2017
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Marine Street Science Center
Computer Training Room W179 – RL6
Register by email to Property@colorado.edu.
Completion of all three sessions will lead to a Departmental Property Manager (DPM) certification if completed within two years. Training and certification is sponsored by CCO, OCG, and Property Services.
Contact Denise Flack, 492-7207 or Jilliandra Michko, 492-6324, if you have questions.
For more info about the training:
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If you are doing any of the above three, you do not need to create a disposal request. Please contact our Property Services' Manager (303-492-7207) for assistance.
If you are moving to a new location: To ensure continuing prompt delivery of your mail, please remember to notify Mail and Package Services (303-492-6242) as early as possible before your move.
Property Services ensures that all electronics are disposed of responsibly, in accordance with the highest industry standards for sustainability. 100% of the university's surplus electronics are diverted from landfill (approximately 260,000 lbs/year) by our staff.
Property Services staff screen surplus computer equipment; remove, sanitize and destroy data recording media; strip obsolete and non-working components for reclamation and recycling; and sell used computers and their components back to university departments at extremely competitive prices. Please contact us at 303-492-2377 to ask what kind of used equipment we have available for resale.
Please properly recycle/dispose of office items:
Please contact CU Recycling (303-492-8307) for other recycling questions.