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Procurement and Support Services


Furniture Project Considerations

  1. Furniture projects require time for research and planning. Areas that may impact a project schedule may include, but are not limited to:

    • Most furniture items are processed by special order and although "quick ship" products exist, most standard furniture items have a lead time of 6 - 10 weeks to arrive.
    • New furniture plans and reconfigurations/modifications to existing furniture must be in compliance with current code regulations. ADA requirements and furniture plans require approval by campus architect.
    • Depending on the complexity and cost of a plan, a project may be subject to the competitive bid process through the Procurement Department.
    • Environmental requirements such as abatement of asbestos & lead, wall repairs, data & phone relocations, paint, re-carpet, relocation of electrical / plumbing, temporary storage needs or storage.
  2. In compliance with campus standards and Title 24, task lights are no longer permitted. A lighting assessment request may be submitted to the Facilities Furniture Desk for consideration.

  3. Coordinating furniture installation may include, but is not limited to:

    • Workspaces must be readied to receive furniture.
    • If you require Campus Moving Services - contact Tiffany Burmeister at 278-5227, allow ample time to coordinate this request.
    • Installation of furniture should be performed during business hours, unless otherwise specified during the planning stages. Special hours may be subject to additional fees.
    • Upper floor deliveries require the use of an elevator, if one is not available, the project may be subject to added labor fees.
    • Hallways and aisles must be kept clear and maintained in accordance with fire and building code requirements.
    • Installation contractors must comply with campus insurance requirements, please refer them to Procurement & Support Services for further discussion.
  4. If your goal is to obtain a budget estimate for a potential project, please specify so at the time you are contacted by Facilities.

Furniture Contact Information

For All Furniture Needs Contact:

Facilities - Furniture Desk
(559) 278-7442
Lori Pardi or submit a Customer Service Request here
New Office Plan
Existing Office Reconfiguration
Budget Needs

Ergonomic Evaluations Contact:

Human Resources - Workers Compensation Manager
(559) 278-7422
Tracey Garza
Ergonomic Solution Recommendations

Furniture Procurement Questions:

Procurement & Support Services
(559) 278-2927
Mary Owens
Purchase Order Questions
Furniture Repairs

Campus Furniture Moves:

Warehouse & Property Services
(559) 278-5227
Tiffany Burmeister
Surplus Items

Department Resources

Goods FAQ's

Goods Forms