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GBEX, formerly Guy Brown


Personal ordering instructions will be made available. Visit this page again for updates as they become available.


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!


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


Need to Browse to Select Items Someone Else Will Order for You?

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*: January2017

*For security purposes, the password will change on the first of each month to the name of that month followed by the year (e.g., Feb. 1, 2017, password will become February2017).


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.

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.

For Personal Orders:
New information to be published soon.


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.