Property & Support Services

A department within the University of Rhode Island’s Business Services unit.

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Effective January 1, 2017 - Property & Support Services will only be tagging with URI inventory barcodes for assets valued over $5,000 and any asset that has a registration/license plate regardless of value. All other assets will be tagged with a silver University of Rhode Island tag. The Property Manual is in the process of being updated to reflect the new changes. Questions should be directed to Property & Support Services at 874-2379.

Moving, Shredding, & Furniture for Offices and Events

How do I get confidential paperwork shredded?

The Warehouse staff picks up confidential shredding from all departments. Complete the Work Order for Moves/Shredding/Tape/Boxes and submit it to  All other paper products should be disposed of through URI Recycling.

How do I order tables, chairs, podiums, and/or ferns for an event?

Complete the Work Order for Tables/Chairs/Podiums/Ferns and submit it to

I am looking for office equipment for a faculty/staff, whom do I contact?

University surplus furniture hours are from 10-11 a.m. Contact the Central Receiving Supervisor to check on availability of items..

Whom do I contact if a professor is moving from one building/office to another?

Complete the Work Order for Moves/Shredding/Tape/Boxes and submit it to Central Receiving staff provides boxes and tape, if needed.

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