Central Stores Business Plan Update Re: COVID-19

Effective: March 24, 2020 - Updated June 22, 2020

Operational hours: Monday to Friday,  7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Services provided:

  • Receiving - all vendors, couriers and inbound mail. For questions email Receiving
  • Shipping - outbound shipments*. For questions email Trevor Beatson
  • Outbound mail - as arranged.  For questions email Rob McMurren
  • Delivery on campus - supplies and other ordered items (primarily health/wellness and materials for active working labs).  For questions email Joel Norris

Items received are being delivered to final destination points, as permitted. All other items will be held at Central Stores and delivered when operations resume.

*Central Stores Shipping will pick up shipments, on campus and when arranged through email Trevor Beatson. Shipments can also be dropped off at Central Stores. All shipments must have the Agile Shipping form attached, or otherwise a completed waybill and commercial invoices for outside companies paying for the return shipping. All dry ice / dangerous good "critical" shipments will still have the regular 11:30 am cut off time.*


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. 84631
      Office: NH 3060L
  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. 36305
      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".