on campus: 314-935-5555 off campus emergency: 911

Submit a Lost Item

The Washington University Police Department provides a lost and found service for high value items and forms of identification found on the Danforth Campus. ​​

If you feel your property was stolen as opposed to lost, please contact the police to file a report. If you lost your WashU ID, please call or visit us to deactivate your card.

Items Accepted
  • Cell phones
  • Laptops
  • Wallets/purses
  • Jewelry
  • Eyeglasses
  • Textbooks
  • Forms of identification
  • Scientific calculators
  • Backpacks/bags that contain the above accepted items
Items Not Accepted
  • Clothing items
  • Loose earbuds
  • Water bottles
  • Perishable items/food/food containers
  • Flammable items (lighters, vape pens, etc.)
  • Loose charging cables
  • Small recreational items (soccer balls, frisbees, baseballs, etc.)
  • Personal grooming items (combs, brushes, bows, ribbons, scrunchies, etc.)
  • Intentionally abandoned items (electronic equipment that obviously does not work, damaged furniture, items placed by trash containers, etc.)
  • Umbrellas
  • Notebooks, binders, folders, papers

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