Surplus/Disposal Guidelines

ECU Surplus Property Office is responsible for tracking and disposing of state property in accordance with State policies and procedures. All equipment and supplies purchased with University funds is the property of East Carolina University and the State of NC (regardless of funding source) until the appropriate approvals and disposition processes are followed. The following guidelines apply:

  • Items that are no longer needed by a department are required to be surplused via ECU Surplus Property procedures.
  • Under no circumstances can State property be simply thrown away, given away, or taken home.
  • These protocols are in effect regardless of the cost of the item or equipment.