Frequently Featured Items

Terrapin Trader is the University's on-going surplus operation
Terrapin Trader is OPEN to the Public

  • Terrapin Trader Property Release Forms are used to identify items deemed surplus by the owning department.
  • Computers, printers, desks, chairs, and tables are among the kinds of inventory processed by the Terrapin Trader.
  • Pick up of surplused equipment is made free of charge to University departments.
  • Terrapin Trader determines the price of property sold through its showroom (sometimes in consultation with department personnel).
  • Sales are made on a "first come" basis and items are sold "as is" with no warranties or guarantees.
Bldg. 383 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD
Phone:
301-405-5267
Fax:
301-314-9255
Hours of Operation:
Tuesdays-Fridays 10:00-3:00
Closed Mondays and UMCP Holidays

Location: Terrapin Trader does not have a street address but can be found across from Maryland Fire and Rescue on Paint Branch Parkway in College Park. We are located on the East side of route 1 (the opposite side from the academic campus).

Use this MapQuest Map to direct you to Baltimore Ave and Campus Drive. From this intersection, turn east on Paint Branch Parkway/Campus Drive.  Follow the road to the next stop light. Turn right at this light to reach Terrapin Trader and Physical Distribution Center.

Directions:

From Baltimore and Points North:
From Rt. 1 and the beltway, continue past University Boulevard to the front entrance of the University which is called Campus Drive/ Paint Branch Parkway. Turn left (East) onto Paint Branch Parkway and continue approximately one half mile to the first traffic light. When you see the Maryland Fire and Rescue on your left, the Physical Distribution Center/Terrapin Trader is on your right. Turn right at this light and you will be in the parking lot of the Physical Distribution Center.

From Virginia and Points South
The Physical Distribution Center is located on the East side of route 1 (the opposite side from the academic campus). From Rt. 1 and the beltway, continue past University Boulevard to the front entrance of the University which is called Campus Drive/ Paint Branch Parkway. Turn left (East) onto Paint Branch Parkway and continue approximately one half mile to the first traffic light. When you see the Maryland Fire and Rescue on your left, the Physical Distribution Center is on your right. Turn right at this light and you will be in the parking lot of the Physical Distribution Center. If you need additional directions, please call 301-405-5851. The fax number is 301-314-9255.