About Us

VCU Facilities Operations, General Services provides a variety of services to include:

  • Surplus property pick up for items such as office furniture, computers, lab equipment, etc. 
  • Moving services from one VCU location to another
  • GovDeals, a service for government agencies to auction surplus property and other equipment
  • Reuse program for gently-used furniture, computers, lab equipment, etc.
  • Special event setup
  • Table and chair rentals (see pricing below)
  • Short-term storage 

Hours of operation 

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Request service

Request service for any of the services listed on this page via the Facilities Self Service. Please note that the individual who submits the request or an alternative point of contact included in the service request must be present for the work to be completed. The customer will receive an email confirmation once they submit the request. General Service staff call the customer at the number they provided shortly before the time they chose for the work to be completed. Please allow up to 72 hours for the work to be completed.

Request service

Facilities Self Service

Billing and rates

General Services charges $52.00 per man hour required for the service. This includes the time it takes to perform the service at the customer’s location and at the Physical Plant warehouse location. For example, if two General Service employees worked for 30 minutes picking up surplus property at the customer’s location and then 30 minutes unloading the property at the Physical Plant warehouse, the customer would be charged $104. 

Rental rates for furniture and cost for moving boxes

Tables (6-foot rectangular or 5-foot round)

$7.00 per table/per week


$1.50 per chair/per week

Moving boxes

*Unused boxes may not be returned

$2.50 per box

Customers are responsible for ensuring that all rented tables and chairs are returned in their original condition. If any items are missing, the customer will be charged for the cost to replace the item. If the rented items are not ready to be picked up by the predetermined date, the customer will be charged a $30.00 late fee.

Contact us

Reginald Grant 

Materials management supervisor II

(804) 828-5909