Surplus Property Auctions & Sales

Online Auctions

Certain surplus property is sold utilizing on-line auction site. Please go to this link to view items that are currently for sale by this campus. Click on Advanced Search and then click on the pull down box for Seller Name and scroll down to Tennessee, University of Health Science Center. If we have something on-line at that time, our name will show up in the list, then you can click on our name to see what is online. Our name will NOT be in the Seller's list if we do not have anything online for sale at that time. Occasionally, older vehicles may also be sold by on-line auction. Individuals interested in purchasing surplus property should periodically check this link for bidding opportunities. In addition, surplus property from other campuses within the University of Tennessee system can be found on The University of Tennessee Surplus Property On-Line Auction webpage. University of Tennessee and other State of Tennessee employees are also permitted to bid on and purchase surplus property via on-line auctions, but they must use a personally-owned computer on personal time.

Registering for Auctions and Sealed Bid Sales

Members of the public that want to receive copies of notifications of sealed bid sales should send a request via email to or by fax to 901-448-2960. The request should include complete contact information including name, company name, address, phone number, email address, and fax number. If you are interested in bidding on certain types of equipment, this should be indicated as well.

Contact for Auction Registrations & Bid Sales

Jim Randolph

Public On-site Auctions and/or Sealed Bids

Periodically, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis will sell surplus equipment at public on-site auctions and/or sealed bids. . University of Tennessee and other State of Tennessee employees are permitted to purchase University surplus property at on-site auctions, but not via asealed bid sale. These auctions and sealed bids are advertised in the Legal/Public Notices section of the classified ads in The Commercial Appeal. Notices are also sent over the campus listserv.

Surplus Property Location

Surplus property is located on the south side of the Beale Building at 822 Beale St. (the old three story brick building located behind the Scottish Rite building at 825 Union Ave.).

Contact Us

Surplus Property
822 Beale St.
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-2955
Fax: 901-448-2960

Purchasing Services
201 East Street, Room 201
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-5594
Fax: 901-448-8028