COB Technology CenterSurplus Inventory Request


Computers, software and other ancillary items are available in the University´s Surplus Warehouse. To help our team assess the re-purposed items and guide the transfer of any asset into the COB Department, submit your request via the Service Request Form.

A member of our team will contact you within 1-2 business days. This equipment is available to FIU faculty and FIU staff, with approval.

Service Request Form


  • An asset is located and identified in the Surplus Warehouse
  • A request to have the asset accessed is submitted via the Service Request Form
  • An automated email is generated confirming delivery of the request
  • A Tech is assigned to the case
  • Tech contacts the requester in 3-5 business days to assess the asset in the Surplus Warehouse
  • The Tech makes a recommendation on the assets condition to the Lead Systems Administrator
  • If the asset is suitable the Tech will gather the activity number to be used and download the Property Control Asset Transfer Form found in
  • The Form will then go through the approval process which includes the Tech Center´s Administration Specialist, the COB Finance & Administrative Department and then finally the Property Department for the final transfer of the asset
  • At this time, the Tech will notify the requester of the expected delivery date
  • Equipment is prepared and asset tagged
  • Equipment is delivered to requester
  • The surplus process can take from 2-3 weeks from the date of the initial request

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