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Effective February 1, 2018, UTSA Campus Services includes Distribution Services.

    • Central Receiving provides receiving and delivery services for all goods ordered by UTSA's teaching, research, administrative, and project offices. Our services include:

      • Receiving most items delivered by vendors and transportation companies.
      • Performing receiving inspection to determine quantity delivered.
      • Delivery to requesting departments.
      • Creating Receiving Report.
      • Pick up and arrange for return shipment if required.
      • Expediting receipt of goods.

      Please note: Do not send items of a personal nature to the Central Receiving warehouse.

      Central Receiving Operational Guidelines

      Shipping Request Form

      General Stores

      General Stores is located in the Central Receiving Building at One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas, 78249. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, excluding university holidays.


      Purchases from the General Stores are made using a General Stores Requisition form. Please be sure to include the correct commodity code number and a brief description for each item. Send your completed form to the General Stores through campus mail, or fax to 4607.

      Any item temporarily "OUT OF STOCK" will be indicated on your requisition. It is your responsibility to re-order. You may send a requisition, with only one item per form, and request "HOLD FOR MERCHANDISE." Your order will be processed immediately upon receipt of merchandise.


      For returns, please fill out a General Stores Return Request form. No merchandise can be accepted which has been out of our stock over 30 days.

      General Stores Catalog
      Line Number Commodity Code Unit Description Estimated Price
      1 615-37-09030-2 each Storage file box, letter size $3.27
      2 645-36-25110-7 ream Paper, bond, letter size, white $2.38
      3 650-57-10222-7 ream Recycled copy paper $3.09
      4 640-75-50521-0 pkg Paper towels $2.48
      5 270-03-10025-3 each Alcohol, Ethyl, 190 proof, 1gal $13.17
      6 270-03-10030-5 each Alcohol, Ethyl, 200 proof, 1gal $12.54
      7 270-03-10040-4 each Alcohol, Ethyl, 200 proof, 1 pt $2.10

      Third Party Carriers

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