Pioneer Restore

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Selling University Surplus Items to the Public
Every Tuesday Noon - 7 p.m.

Pioneer Restore is open to the public every Tuesday from noon - 7 p.m.! Come stop by to see what interesting items we have for sale. There is furniture, equipment, and unusual odds and ends. See pictures of the store on our facebook page

Store Hours and Information

  • Pioneer Restore is open to the public every Tuesday, noon -7 p.m. (even during the summer).
  • Diverse inventory- from furniture, to unique equipment, you never know what you will find!
  • Items are sold first-come, first-serve and "as-is."
  • Checks and cash accepted, unfortunately we are unable to accept credit cards at this time.


  • The store is located in Glenview Commons on Greenwood Ave., our entrance is located on the north east side of the building (map)
  • Free parking during store hours is available in lot 22, just to the east of our store entrance.
  • Please come prepared to haul your own items.

Contact information

Kelly Shea, Store Manager
608.342.3978 or 608.642.0387,
Kelly works for surplus five days a week (M, W, Th, Fr 7:30am-12:30pm and Tuesdays: 7:30am-8pm) . If she doesn't reply to your message immediately, she will get back to you soon!

General Information

Pioneer Restore opened with just online sales in 2014 and added a storefront in 2015. The store serves to sell University owned items that are considered "surplus" or items that are no longer needed by the University. The Store is self-sufficient, meaning it pays for itself through sales. All Pioneer Restore operations must comply with the Wisconsin Department of Administration Procurement Manual, PRO-F 1-3. Pioneer Restore is in the process of developing localized policy and procedures. See our draft policies here.

Shop Online

In addition to our storefront, we also sell items online at and Please visit us online anytime to see the interesting items that we have available! 
  • Wisconsin Surplus - Enter keyword "PLATTEVILLE" at top of screen to go directly to our items.
  • All items must be picked up within two weeks of purchase. Items can only be picked up by appointment on Tuesday's from noon- 7:00 p.m.

Buy from Restore before Public Sale (Wisconsin public agencies only)

UW-Platteville departments and other Wisconsin public agencies (such as state departments, cities, villages, towns, counties, or school districts) have the first opportunity to purchase items from Pioneer Restore. 

  • Items are available for sale at the Pioneer Restore store (in Glenview Commons) from 11 a.m. - noon every Tuesday the store is open.  11 a.m.- noon is when only Wisconsin public agencies are allowed to purchase items.
  • Items are also listed online here before they are put on public sale (Auction sites: Wisconsin Surplus, GovDeals, etc.): See items getting ready to be auctioned off at items currently available for sale to Wisconsin public agencies.
    • Wisconsin public agencies must pay the minimum list price or wait until the item is placed on a public auction to competitively bid for a lower price.
    • The items currently available for sale to Wisconins public agencies changes frequently so please check back daily.

Submit an Item to Pioneer Restore (campus-owned items only)

Pioneer Restore sells items that UW-Platteville Departments no longer need or can use. If your department has an item that you would like sent to Pioneer Restore, please submit this form and we aim to pick it up within the week. 

Request surplus pick up.

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