Public Auction

GovDeals provides services to various government agencies that allow them to sell surplus items via the Internet. Please read the terms and conditions before you bid. 


Purple Wave is an auction service based out of Manhattan, Kansas that features live and internet bidding on listed items. In order to view auction items listed by the University of Kansas, select an item category, and then check for "University of Kansas" in the description. All items sold by the University of Kansas on Purple Wave are PICK-UP ONLY, no delivery is available. Please read the terms and conditions before you bid.

Coronavirus Update

KU Surplus has resumed service; while there are no longer "drop-in" hours at the Surplus warehouse, inventory can be viewed by appointment, either by emailing or calling (785) 864-0662.

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