Terms of Service


Bidding will open Friday, January 28, at Noon EST. Bidding will close on Saturday, February 5, at 8:00 p.m. EST.


You agree to create an auction bidder account with WPSU to generate and auction ID number used for bidding and tracking bids. No personal information will be displayed on the auction site.


By bidding on an item, you are agreeing to purchase the item if you should win. Winning Bidders will be notified by email and asked to complete their transaction using the secure Penn State payment system. Payment must be made within 48 hours or by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 7th. If you do not pay for and pick up your auction item per the terms of the notification email you receive, you will forfeit your item and it will be awarded to the next bidder in line. Certain gift certificates may only be bid on by bidders over the age of 21, please be sure to read the item descriptions carefully before bidding. If you win an item that has an age restriction as noted above, you will need to provide a photo ID before being given your item.


Bid increments vary. The highest bidder will be awarded the item at the close of the auction. The high bid establishes a binding purchase. All sales are final.


Unless a specific expiration date is indicated, kindly redeem gift certificates and offers by December 31, 2022. It is the responsibility of the buyer to verify expiration dates and terms directly with the business or individual auction donor.


Unless otherwise specified, gift certificates exclude tax and gratuity. See the donors’ certificates for other restrictions.


No cash values are associated with gift certificates.


  1. Gift certificates and gift cards will be mailed the week of February 7, 2022 to the address provided at auction registration. Winner will receive an email confirmation of the mailing.
  2. Items may be picked up from the WPSU office, at 100 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park, State College during one of four pickup dates:
    • Tuesday, February 8, 10-6
    • Wednesday, February 9, 10-6
    • Thursday, February 10, 10-6
    • Friday, February 11, 10-6
    • Winners of items may pick up their items in person.
    • University COVID-19 protocols will be in effect. Please call ahead for curbside pickup service.
  3. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the winner and must be paid in advance.
  4. The Pennsylvania State University makes no representations and extends no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose in the products offered through this auction. In no event shall The Pennsylvania State University be liable for any damages of any kind including economic damage or injury to property and lost profits.


WPSU Event Coordinator Tamra Fatemi at 814-880-3005 or trf14@psu.edu.