Skip to main content
Skip to main
University-wide Navigation

Surplus Property For Sale and Auction Information

Surplus Property For Sale

University of Kentucky Surplus Property occasionally has items available via Surplus Property for Sale. Surplus property items for sale can be found on the Bid and Proposal Opportunities page. Scroll to the section entitled Surplus Property for Sale.

Auction Information

University of Kentucky Surplus Property holds periodic public warehouse auctions. The auctions are conducted at Vaughan Warehouse and Office, 1247 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40504. All auctions are free to attend, but you must register the day of the auction to participate. Forms of payment accepted for public auctions is Credit Card ONLY. To be notified of upcoming auctions, like our Facebook page or sign up for our email list.

Surplus also conducts online auctions through an online website, Click here to see items that we are currently selling online.


- Any questions must be asked online so everyone can see question and response.

- We will not respond to phone calls or direct emails.

- Sold as is where is.

- Any packing or shipping needed is the responsibility of the buyer.

- Pickup and payment of the item(s) is expected in the normal time frame, but pickups MUST be done by appointment and very limited loading assistance is available.

- Appointment times will vary from 30 minutes depending on the size of the lot and number of lots to be picked up. All pickups must be done in a single appointment. 

- Buyer agrees to follow any and all State/ Local /Federal exportation laws. If the seller has any reason to believe that these are not being followed, the sale may be terminated.

- Other auction guidelines and rules are applicable during auction processes and events.  Each auction will have individual rules; please see each individual auction posting for specifics.

Additional Information

Submit Needs/Wish List Requests (Under Construction)

What is the contact information for Surplus?

Surplus can be reached via phone at (859) 323-7261 or (859) 257-4126 , email