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The Public Store is open for in-person shopping every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.!

Priority group shopping appointments

Shopping by appointment

In-person appointments are offered to members of priority groups (UW departments, nonprofit organizations and government agencies) shopping on behalf of their group.

In-person appointment hours:
Mondays: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Let us know when you are coming. You may shop as long as you like within our busniess hours. Make a quick trip, or a long one! 


Please note: Designated buyers are not allowed to purchase items for their own personal use. If you wish to purchase items for personal use, you must shop during our Public Store hours.

Purchasing policy

Property purchased by designated buyers must be for the expressed use of the Priority Group. You are considered a member of the public if you want to purchase an item for your own personal use. Please visit the UW Surplus store page for more information.


Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to UW Surplus, 206-685-1573,


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