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Surplustomer News

MSU Community ReUse Days - April 18-22

2016 Dates April 18-22, 2016 Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm The MSU Surplus Store & Recycling Center strives to engage the community by providing sustainable solutions for the disposal of unwanted materials. By partnering with the University community, we are able to advance waste reduction initiatives and promote environmental stewardship. [...]

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Spring Bike Sale Announcement - April 23, 2016

You have waited all winter and now that spring is almost here, we are excited to announce that we will have our Annual Spring Used Bike Sale on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.!There will be around 550 used bikes for sale with prices starting as low as $5, and going up to [...]

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Adirondack Chair Giveaway

In celebration of the official launch of the Shadows Collection, we are giving away a free double Adirondack chair made of lumber from salvaged trees on the campus of Michigan State University. The lucky winner will be selected from a drawing on April 29, 2016. From now until then, you can collect entries by doing any or all of [...]

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MSU Departments Can Save Money Shopping at the Surplus Store Online

The MSU Surplus Store website is a great source for items that MSU departments purchase every day.Instead of paying retail price, you can use your MSU account number to save money for your department. How to Set Up an Account To place an order on an MSU Account Number, you first need to register as a customer on our website . When [...]

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Spartan Upcycle Store

If you are a fan of Pinterest, if you constantly find reasons to hang onto items in hopes of using them in a grand project, or you enjoy activities where you get together with friends to create, we have big news! The people that serve you every week at the MSU Surplus Store are pleased [...]

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Introducing: The MSU Shadows Collection

Beginning Friday December 11th, you can bring home a unique piece of MSU history while helping to enhance the student learning experience, campus beautification and our environmental stewardship goals. The MSU Shadows Collection is a model recovery and repurposing supply chain system for the sustainable management of trees that are removed from campus due to disease, [...]

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Holiday Sale - 40% Off

'Tis the season and the MSU Surplus Store is here to help with a 40% off sale on nearly everything in the online store Including:  Books, Media, Audio-Visual Equipment, Computer Parts & Accessories, and much more! Hurry because these offers will not last long!

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Holiday Hours & Important Shipping Dates

Holiday Hours The MSU Surplus Store will be closed on December 24th and 25th for the winter holidays and reopen on December 28th. The Store will again be closed on December 31st and January 1st. Normal hours will resume January 4th, 2016.  Important Shipping Dates Send your precious packages by these dates for expected delivery by December 24th:Service [...]

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Stay Connected to the Surplus Store

There is so much activity at the MSU Surplus Store on a daily basis that we need to be able to reach our Surplustomers via multiple platforms. The Blog you're reading is the newest medium we have for making announcements, explaining policies and procedures, and spotlighting attention-grabbing items for sale.  But we want to meet [...]

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Controversy Sells and the Sexist Retort

In addition to the announcement of promotions, insight into our operations and policies, and general news concerning the Surplus Store, we intend to use this space to spotlight many of our more interesting and unique items available for purchase.In the course of researching the wide range of books we receive, we often stumble upon hidden [...]

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