Please follow these guidelines for proper disposal of computer, printer, copier and fax equipment that is no longer functional and needs to be disposed of. All Penn State-owned equipment must be disposed of through the proper channels so any data on the devices can be securely erased and the materials can be recycled.

At University Park

  • No computer, printer, copier or fax equipment should be thrown in the trash.
  • If you are working with equipment from a vendor (such as IKON), ensure they securely erase any hard drives in the equipment, or ask if you can retain the hard drive.
    • The hard drive can then be submitted to Lion Surplus.
  • Arrange with your department's Lion Surplus contact to submit a Disposition or Permanent Transfer of Tangible Assets (DISP) form.
  • Fill out the DISP form in IBIS, or..
    • If IBIS is unavailable you may fill out and submit the paper form
  • Go to https://guru.psu.edu/policies/PSU/Bs15.html and under Collection, Sale and Disposal click on the Link for the "Report of Disposition or Permanent Transfer of Tangible Assets Form".
  • Keep all hardware in a secure location until it is picked up by Lion Surplus.
    • Do not keep it in the hallway or a loading dock.

At County Offices

  • No computer, printer, copier or fax equipment should be thrown in the trash.
  • If you are working with equipment from a vendor (such as IKON), ensure they securely erase any hard drives in the equipment, or ask if you can retain the hard drive.
    • The hard drive can then be submitted to Lion Surplus.
  • Contact your nearest Penn State Commonwealth Campus to find out where to drop off equipment for Lion Surplus pickup. See list below for contact names.
  • Go to https://guru.psu.edu/policies/PSU/Bs15.html and under Collection, Sale and Disposal click on the Link for the "Report of Disposition or Permanent Transfer of Tangible Assets Form".
    • Fill out this form but do not mail it to University Park. Follow the instructions from your local Commonwealth campus regarding Lion Surplus pickups.
  • Keep all hardware in a secure location until it is taken to a Lion Surplus drop-off location.
    • Do not keep it in the hallway or a loading dock.
  • Alternatively, you can bring the equipment along with completed DISP form to the Lion Surplus Office on Services Rd at University Park campus.
  • If none of the above is possible, contact the Ag IT Helpdesk for assistance in finding an alternative disposal method.

Lion Surplus PSU Commonwealth Campus Contacts: 2012

Abington, Joanne Wright, 213-881-7311
Altoona, Mitch Bonsell, 814-949-5118
Beaver, David Hunt, 724-773-3546
Behrend, Kevin Engle, 814-898-6186 / 814-823-2909
Berks, Mike Mahon, 484-356-0170
Biglerville, Terry Salada, 717-677-6116
Brandywine, Theresa Walls, 610-892-1362
Capital, Clarence Hardaway, 717-948-6235
Dickinson, Karlisma Souders, 717-240-5220
DuBois, Diane Lucas, 814-375-4798
Fayette, Jason Bush, 724-430-4174
Great Valley , Denise Balawejder, 610-648-3211
Hazelton, Mike Chura, 570-450-3039
Hershey, Phil Bentley, 717-531-8225
Lehigh Valley, John Toney, 484-239-0948
McKeesport, Patty Senay, 412-675-9036
Mont Alto, Ron Swope, 717-749-6091; or, Brad Kendall, 717-729-2907
New Kensington, Bonnie Godfrey , 724-334-6025
Shenango, Rick Hendricks, 724-983-2990
Schuylkill, Jerry Cresswell, 570-385-6136
Wilkes Barre, Paul Chocallo, 570-675-2171
Worthington-Scranton, Eugene Grogan, 570-963-2514
York, Shirley Humberd, 717-771-4100