Penn State General Stores offers convenience, competitive prices

April 18, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When it comes to ordering office supplies, the fastest and easiest choice for Penn State employees is General Stores — the University’s exclusive office and janitorial supply provider. In February 2018, General Stores switched from Office Max to Office Depot as its online order supplier.

Penn State employees with a valid Penn State Access Account can shop with General Stores and enjoy fast, free delivery to all Penn State departments and campuses. General Stores’ "desktop delivery" program means orders are shipped directly from the warehouse to the customer’s office.

General Stores offers a wide array of top-quality office and break room supplies — everything from paper clips to furniture to technology products — that are discounted up to 75 percent off the manufacturer’s list price.  

 Here are a few more reasons to shop General Stores: 

  • New Office Depot eBuy catalog to track orders, see recently viewed and recommended items, and create a shopping list of favorites .
  • In-stock items are delivered the next day. 
  • Returns are easy and hassle-free — General Stores handles it all. 
  • General Stores offers tracking of all orders. 
  • Orders are billed directly to the department — no need for a Purchasing Card. 

With sustainability in mind, General Stores also offers a selection of items that are recycled, compostable, or green — including compostable cups, plates and bowls; recycled paper; and compostable liners. 

Penn State employees can also order a 2018 General Stores catalog

General Stores is always open to suggestions for offering new products, so customers who can’t find the product they’re looking for can call 814-863-0317.  

Last Updated April 23, 2018