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Stock items are ordered through our stock item ordering form. Use Microsoft Windows Explorer when ordering. Other browsers will not display properly.
Orders for food items are placed through our new portal: go.niu.edu/CSOrders.
Transportation request forms and mileage logs are no longer available through Central Stores. Please contact Transportation Services at 753-1558 to order these forms.
For return purposes. keep original packaging a minimum of 30 days.
Provide the Order Number and the catalog number of the item being returned. Indicate why the return is necessary. If the item being returned is small enough, return via Campus Mail; otherwise, call 753-6280 and request a pick-up. A copy of either the Packing List or the Billing must be included with the return.
Central Stores will process items returned as damaged or defective for replacement, unless the ordering department indicates otherwise.
Returns will be processed after both the paperwork and the items being returned are received in our office. Items must be returned in the original packaging. Credit can only be issued for the current fiscal year. All returns are subject to approval by Central Stores Management.
Central Stores understands that sometimes situations arise where items are needed on an “emergency” basis. For emergencies only, departments may do the following:
Submit the order electronically as instructed above.
Contact Central Stores (753-6274) to notify us of the pick-up request. Allow at least 30 minutes for Central Stores to process and fill theorder. Bring a copy of the order to Central Stores.
Central Stores is concerned about processing orders in a correct, timely fashion. You may always check on the status of an order by E-mailing CentralStoresOrders, or by calling 753-6274. Please have your order number available.