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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. April 2, 2015 The store will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 11:30. There will be a preview on Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. All items are sold as is and its the buyers responsibility to remove the day of sale.

This is a partial list of the items for sale.

43 Computer Towers
18 Lap Tops
8 4 Drawer File Cabinets
4 Lateral File Cabinets
44 Chairs
12 Tables & Desks
4 TV Carts
1 Data Cart
1 Card Table
1 Cafeteria Table
4 Book Shelves
1 TV Wall Mount
3 Firebird Joy Sticks
3 Scales
4 Ink Cartridges
4 Tubes of Plotter Paper
2 Baby Monitors
30 Printers

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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