GovDeals Auctions

Our online auctions are handled by GovDeals and a list of our active auctions can be found here.

Information for buyers

Accepted Payment Types
  • Cash (exact change only)
  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check
  • Bank Certified Check
  • Wire Transfer
  • Credit Card
Make payment to the following:

Iowa State University
ISU Surplus
Attn: Mark Ludwig
195 General Services Building
700 Wallace Road
Ames, Iowa 50011

  • Payment is due 5 working days from auction closing date.
  • Items must be removed within 15 calendar days from auction close
General Information
  • Call 24-48 hours in advance to schedule time for pick-up.
  • Buyers will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading, and transportation of property. Under no circumstances will ISU Surplus assume responsibility for packing, loading, shipping, or lining up transportation of property.
  • A daily storage fee of $10.00 may be charged for any item not removed within the 15 calendar days allowed and stated on the Buyer’s Certificate.

Mark Ludwig