Central Stores Business Plan Update Re: COVID-19

Effective: January 4, 2021

Operational hours: Monday to Friday,  7:30 am to 4:00 pm

All Receiving, Shipping, Mail Delivery/Pickup, Letter Shop, Regular Outgoing Mail Processing, Freight Delivery, Gas Cylinder Processing, Used Product Handling, Office Paper Recycling/Shredding and Digital Imaging services will resume normal operation.

Scheduled on-campus mail delivery and pick up times will be altered to accommodate continued COVID-19 protocols and specific campus department needs.  Freight and package deliveries currently hold highest priority, in an effort to sustain essential services across campus.  To discuss possible service changes as needs arise, email Rob Mcmurren

More News:
Central Stores now sells affordable disposable (non-medical) masks.  These masks were sourced through direction and authorization of the Safety Office.  Masks are sold in boxes of 100 and can be found in our Central Stores Catalogue.

Lettershop Services-Central Stores is specifically designed to provide clients with everything they require for successful direct mail campaigns.  Our state-of-the-art lettershop equipment and quality control production flow help us minimize production time and maximize your investment.  COVID-19 has increased the need to move larger volumes of product and information to students and other university associates now learning and/or working from off-campus settings.  Lettershop Services can facilitate packaging and mailing/shipping needs, at a reasonable cost.  Email csgenasys for further information.


Furniture & Heavy Equipment moving

Moving truckAre you planning to move your office, lab or entire department?

Initially establish, from within your department, a move contact/coordinator.

Please then use the contact list below, to ensure your move goes smoothly:

  1. If you require space to be allocated, contact:
    1. W. Scott (Scott) Nicoll
      Assoc. Provost, Resources
      Email: scott.nicoll@uwaterloo.ca
      Phone: 519-888-4631 or ext. 40500
      Office: NH 2056
  2. Move coordination is arranged through the UW Move Coordinator (Tony Bairos), who will provide logistical direction and oversee the physical movement of product.  Contact Tony at:
    1. Tony Bairos
      Central Stores
      Email: csms@uwaterloo.ca
      Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 46305
      Office: ECH 135

      Tony will also request that you complete a Move Request Form
  3. Other contacts that must be made when moving:
  • Plant Operations - Work Request form. This work request is required for any space design planning, all items that need to be removed from walls, modular furniture that needs to be taken apart to move and then put back together after the move, as well as for all refrigeration, plumbing, electrical or carpentry requirements.
  • IST - Phone and Computer (to move phones and to arrange for your computer rep. to disconnect and then re-connect all computer systems) send a detailed email to request@uwaterloo.ca
  • Central Stores - Stores Requisition to order packing boxes (40-0778) and move labels (40-0775).  Note:  When finished with the boxes, you may return them to Central Stores for a full credit. Fill out a Central Stores requisition. check off the return for credit box on the form and send it along with the boxes to Central Stores. Please return only those boxes that are in good condition. No credit will be given for boxes that have writing on them, that are ripped or with labels or tape left on them. Also there will be no credit given to affiliates and/or associations of the University of Waterloo who are "invoiced".