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103 Gilchrist Hall
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0008
Phone: 319.273.2162
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Public Sale of Equipment

The university from time to time offers equipment and other goods for public sale that have exhausted their useful life at the university. The public sale of goods occurs in different venues depending on what is being sold. Formats for sale include live auctions, online auctions, tag sales and sealed bids.

Online Auctions

UNI now lists certain items for auction online at Please click here to visit this site to view items and register to buy(bid) if interested.

Tag Sales at UNI Warehouse

The University of Northern Iowa will hold weekly surplus equipment sales the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

UNI Surplus Store Weekly Tag Sales
When 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1st and 3rd Thursday of the month)
What Office furniture and Computer Equipment
Where UNI Warehouse, 2412 West 27th St., Cedar Falls, IA
Who General Public

All items will be tagged with a specific price, sold “as is” and must be removed on day of purchase.

The weather/cancellation procedure for the surplus store follows the general campus cancellation decision. If the media indicates that UNI will be closed, the store will also be closed. If in doubt, you may contact Dennis Hayes at 273-7653.

UNI has decided that all surplus computers will have all the hard drives and all other data storage devices removed before they are offered for sale to the public. All computers available this week will not have hard drives available for sale. This policy may change soon.

The store has moved to the south side of Warehouse #1 (same bldg) near the southeast corner. Continue to watch for more items for auction on

The University of Northern Iowa is offering multiple items for public sale.

The next University of Northern Iowa surplus tag sale will be held this Thursday, May 21, 2015.The store will open at 10:00am and close at 11:30. There will be a preview on Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon. All item are sold as is and it is the buyers responsibility to remove them from the store the day of the sale.

This is a partial list of the items that will be offered for sale

1 Large Server Rack
10 Apple Computers
12 Computer Towers 755,745,740,620, Sun & Apple
4 Blade Servers
6 Boxes of Dishes
7 Racks of Dishes
1 Spot Welder
1 Hot Dog Bun Warmer
1 Meat Slicer
2 Boxes of Tart Tins
3 Mop Buckets & Ringers
3 Dish Washer Racks for Glasses
3 Stacks of Silverware Racks for Dishwasher
Pants from Small to 5x
15 Tables
3 Projectors
1 Elmo
14 Chairs &Stools
20 Printers
2 Paper Cutters
1 Electric Pencil Sharpener
1 Electric Stapler
7 Boxes of 3 Ring &Hanging Folders
1 Vintage Fairbanks Scale
2 Cup Dispensers
1 Wet Vac

The U.N.I. surplus store is located at 2412 West 27th Street in Cedar Falls Iowa. The building is a large warehouse that is light gray in color. It is located west of the McLeod center on 27th Street and on the other side of the street. It is just west of the University Mills apartment complex on the South side of 27th street. The store is on the back side of the building at the South East corner.

Continue to watch for more items for auction on

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