Receiving and Distribution

200-19

This policy outlines rules governing the receipt of goods (including equipment, furniture, and supplies) for official University business, inspection for damage, and delivery to the ordering departments. 

Hazardous Chemicals

Any chemical or mixture of chemicals classified by Environmental Health and Safety as"hazardous."

A. Due to traffic and lack of dock space, shipments of materials must be delivered to Oyster Point, SSF. Items are then staged and transported to the requesting departments on campus trucks.

B. Relatively small orders (low-value or agreement vendor supply orders) may be shipped directly to the ordering department using direct-to-user carriers. However, if these orders are received in Distribution, Storage & Mail they will then be shipped to the department.

C. Equipment requiring special handling arrangements (e.g., via air-ride vans) should be shipped directly to the ordering department using appropriate special carriers. Department equipment buyers should make these arrangements.

D. Personal packages will not be accepted by Distribution, Storage, & Mail the University is not be responsible for any loss or damage to personal packages.

Contact theDistribution, Storage, & Mail unit with any questions.