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UHD Property Management Offering Surplus Property to Faculty, Staff

If your department is in need of some additional furniture or office equipment (non-IT) but does not have the budget to go out and purchase it, UHD Property Management has a significant inventory of surplus furniture, office equipment, and classroom furniture that is in excellent condition. This surplus property is available for use on the UHD campus only, it is not for personal use off campus. State of Texas procedures encourage the reuse of property within the university. Items in this area are available for use on a first come, first served, as-is basis.

To make an appointment to see what is available, please email Stephen Kidd or send an email to DT_FacilitiesWorkRequest to request a visit to the surplus property area. You will mark the items desired and facilities will deliver them to your department.

Available property includes:

  • Desks
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Bookshelves
  • Podiums
  • File Cabinets


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.