Pioneer Restore

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Open Tuesdays & Wednesdays; 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Glenview Commons. Metered parking is available in lot 22.


Pioneer Restore first opened in 2014 and have since sold thousands of items that are no longer needed by the University. We are a cost recovery program, meaning the revenue from sales cover the cost of our operation. In addition to this, we have been able to return approximately $20,000 to campus departments each year. All Pioneer Restore sales must comply with the Wisconsin Department of Administration Procurement Manual, PRO-F 1-3 and our internal governence policies. We pride ourselves on our ability to give items a second life, keep them out of the landfill, and help be responsible stewards of state property.

Shop our Store

Pioneer Restore's physical storefront is open to the public every Tuesday & Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. We have a diverse inventory- from furniture, to unique equipment, you never know what you will find!

  • Items are sold first-come, first-serve and "as-is."
  • Please come prepared to haul your own items.
  • We accept checks and cash, unfortunately we are unable to accept credit cards at this time. An ATM is available for use next door in the Greenwood Avenue Market.


The store is located in Glenview Commons on Greenwood Ave., our entrance is located on the north east side of the building (map)
Customers can park in the pay meters in lot 22, just to the east of our store entrance (map)

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:
    • Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Thursdays 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For Wisconsin Public Agencies

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

  • Pioneer Restore's storefront (in Glenview Commons) is open to public agencies only from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. every Wednesday before the store opens to the general public.
  • Please bring proof of your Wisconsin public agency with you in order to make purchases (e.g. a WI public agency ID or checkbook attributed to your organization).

Items for sale to public agencies before they're offered to the general public (Please contact us with any questions/ for more details):

  • Huge Wooden Table #1 $20.00
  • Huge Wooden Table #2 $20.00
  • Large Wooden Table $15.00
  • Stainless Steel Table $100.00
  • Lectern $30.00
  • Lectern $30.00
  • Lectern $30.00
  • Lectern $40.00
  • Metal Ironing Board $20.00
  • HP 8200 Elite Small Form Factor PC $150.00
  • Sharp PG-D3050W Projector $150.00
  • Sharp PG-LW3000 Projector $100.00
  • EV S40 Speakers (lot of 2) #1 $80.00
  • EV S40 Speakers (lot of 2) #2 $80.00
  • Aircare Humidifier $25.00
  • Mr. Coffee Food Dehydrator $25.00
  • Lot of 3 Garbage Cans $45.00
  • Aloe Scientific Centrifuge $20.00
  • Carl Zeiss Metallurgical Microscope $50.00

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 3 - 5 business days. 

Request surplus pick up.

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