Email
Phone(562) 903-4813
LocationCentral Receiving (Building 2)

What We Do

Central Stores carries a wide variety of office supplies commonly used on campus. The items and their prices are detailed in the Central Stores catalog. Business orders are delivered to departments daily. If an item is needed that cannot be found in the catalog, an order can be placed through the Purchasing department.

Open Hours

Regular Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Services We Offer

The Warehouse offers storage facilities for department needs. The following items can be stored at the warehouse, subject to approval of the Central Stores manager:

  • Archive material to be kept and destroyed at a designated date
  • Supplies and materials that will be used by a department over a period of time.
  • Items for temporary storage (one year or less)

Central Stores is also responsible for receiving and delivering packages coming into the University.
Additional information regarding Central Stores can be found in the Employee Handbook - Section 6.3

Disposal of Hazardous Materials
Central Stores is also responsible for the proper disposal of hazardous materials. Items to be picked up must be labeled and placed in sealed containers, with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided. Arrangements for pick up, can be made by contacting Facilities Management (see below for contact information).

For requesting pick-up of Hazardous Material please contact us by using the Facilities Management Work Request Form or calling the Operations Office of Facilities Management at extension 4898.

Additional information regarding handling of Hazardous Material can be found in the Employee Handbook - Section 6.35.

Offices & Services

Department Members

Ed Alvarez
Manager, Central Stores
Vernon Coleman
Warehouser
Devin Fryling
Warehouse Receiver
Anthony Friedman
Warehouse Buyer
Sean O'Brien
Warehouse Receiver
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639
1-562-903-6000