The NIH Supply Center is the Agency´s internal, not-for-profit, FAR and ISO 9001-2008 certified and approved first source for providing lab, medical and office supplies. Online orders can be placed through NBS, POTS and the Online Product Catalog (Coming Soon) https://nihsccatalog.od.nih.gov or by visiting our two stores located in buildings 10 and 31.
The Division of Logistics Services operates the NIH Supply Center and two self-service stores:
Self-Service Stores (On-Campus):
The self-service stores are conveniently located on-campus. At the stores, employees may purchase office and laboratory supplies for official use. We offer NIH employees walk-in shopping service for emergency or small quantity orders of stock items.
The foremost objective of these stores is to provide quality stock in a fast, efficient and economical manner.
Building 10 Room B2B41 Hours of Operation:
Mon Thru Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Email: Bldg 10 Customer Service
Building 31 Room B1A47 Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Email: Bldg 31 Customer Service
Formerly known as Gaither Distribution Center and recently renamed to NIH Supply Center, is a 150,000 square foot storage facility that includes chemical, hazardous and temperature-controlled storage space. The animal feed and bedding areas is operated with strict adherence to regulations in partnership with the veterinarian community at NIH.
Additionally, general consumable storage is available at this location, such as Dry Ice and Gas Cylinders.
Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Receiving Time: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Email: NIHSC Customer Service
NIHSC Customer Service: 301-496-9156/3395