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GBEX, formerly Guy Brown


Personal ordering is up and running! Now UC faculty and staff can take advantage of the GBEX office supply contract pricing when placing personal orders.

To register for a personal ordering account, please complete the below registration. Please note, UC email addresses will not be accepted for personal accounts.

You will receive an email in 48-72 hours with your personal username, password, and ordering instructions. Please bear in mind that personal orders will be charged sales tax.

If you have further questions, please contact GBEX Customer Service at 855-372-GBEX (4239).

Want to shop at your local Office Depot store?

Get an instant 10% discount IN STORE at Office Depot with the Office Depot® Employee Purchase Plan! This document explains the program to create the IN STORE use card for the 10 percent discount. Print out and take the program card with your and use it to ask for your 10% off at the register.

July Promo:

Click on this image for a PDF of products and pricing.


UC departments' one-stop source for over 14,000 items:

office and service supplies, equipment, furniture, UC forms, proprietary items ... service – convenience – selection!

Our office supplies contract with GBEX includes their wholesale partner, OfficeDepot|Max. The online ordering system is simple and offers great features!

For Departmental Orders

Use your designated GEBX username and password. Don't have one yet? Submit a request to set up a new account. Confirmation will be emailed to you.


Having trouble logging into our improved e-commerce site?

Give this a try:

  1. Search your email for a message dated Jan. 2 from
    Trey Ellington
    Subject: GBEX Username and Welcome Guide
    • Note: Ignore email from
  2. Review our step-by-step guide to clarify the login instructions.
  3. Refer to the email from Trey Ellington if to verify your account name

Just Want to Browse Because Someone Else Will Submit Your Order?

The UC Browse option on the Office Depot e-commerce site allows you to find the products you want so you can notify your designated purchaser. To view items: 

Username: UCBrowse

Password*: June2017

The password changes the first day of each month. For example, on July 1, the password will become July2017.


Central Stores’ pricing is competitive with the supply superstores. Most items are 40% or more off of the current list price. Some “Best Buy” items are discounted up to 85%. Electronics and appliances are discounted less.


Submit a request to set up a new account or update current information. Confirmation will be emailed to you.


You will be notified when your department registration is complete.
Go to GBEX. Enter your login and password. You’re ready to shop!


Department orders placed before 5 p.m. will be delivered next business day.


Departments’ selected SAP account is charged directly. Departments may also charge orders using their UC purchasing cards.


Purchases may be returned within 30 days, provided returned items are in resalable condition and in original packaging. Special orders are non-returnable. In the left navigation, under Service Center, Click Request a Return, Fill Out the Form and Send Request.