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Central Stores (Office Supplies)

Central Stores is able to offer quality office supplies to USF's departments at significantly lower prices than those of local competitors through our establishment of centralized buying contract with AAA Business Supplies and Office Depot.

Please click the vendor's logo to be directed to their online ordering website.

 AAA Logo Office Depot Logo
Account Representatives: Judy Frankenstein and Mike Zarate Account Representatives: Robert Bolen
AAA has been certified as a Green Business by the City and County of San Francisco. USF's contract pricing is valid at Office Depot retail stores as long as you use your University P-Card as payment.

Benefits of Becoming a Central Stores' User

  • Contract Pricing for All Office Supplies
  • Next Day Desktop Delivery for All In Stock Items
  • Two Payment Methods Available
    • Account Billing: Orders will be charged directly to your FOAP(AL) through a monthly journal entry by Purchasing
    • P-Card (Credit Card): Order will be charged to your University P-Card. Your P-Card charge will need to be reconciled at the end of the month.
       Please note: Office Depot is the only Central Stores' vendor who will accept a credit card payment on the online ordering website and for in-store purchases.
  • Assistance with Returns/Credits and Any Issues
  • Overall, more Purchasing Support

 New Account Request
To sign up for Central Stores' accounts and start saving with AAA and Office Depot, please email Purchasing and include the following:

  1. Name of the person authorized to place orders

  2. Contact information:  Phone, Fax, Email
  3.  Cost Center(s)/FOAP(AL)(s) the person is authorized to place orders with
  4.  Department Name & Campus Location
  5.  Does the order need to be routed

    to an approver? If so, who?
  6.  Name of last requestor who is no longer authorized to place orders. (This account needs to be deactivated.)
  7.  Please send your budget approver an email for authorization for account creation.

Special Notes on Central Stores

* The cut-off time for the placement of online Central Stores orders is 2:30 PM. If an order is placed after 2:30 PM, we cannot not guarantee release of the order.
* Orders containing restricted items will not be released.
* All items subject to vendor availability.
* Returns are subject to a restocking fee of $5.00 or 15%; whichever is greater.
* Catalogs and user training for online ordering are available upon request. Please contact or x5898 for any inquiries.