Lost and Found

As a courtesy, the Police Department maintains a limited Lost and Found collection for items left behind on campus.  If you find an item, please turn it in to the Police Department at Bayou Building, Room 1636 for processing and storage.  If you have lost an item, contact the Police Department at 281-283-2222 to see if your lost item was returned.

Please do not delay.  Due to storage limitations we only hold Lost and Found items for thirty (30) days before destroying the property. Also note, due to storage limitations, we cannot accept certain items.

Found Items that will be accepted include:

  • Books, notebooks, paperwork and planners with identifiable owner information only. If no owner information is found, the item is not to be accepted
  • Sunglasses and prescription eyewear
  • Cell phones
  • Keys
  • Jewelry
  • Wallets and purses
  • Currency
  • Driver’s license, state identification cards, and passports.
  • Backpacks (after all perishable and soiled items have been removed)
  • Electronic equipment
  • Flash drives
  • Any kind of item that can be identified to a specific individual
  • Any other item with an estimated worth of over $20 as long as it does not fit into one of the non-accepted categories listed below

Found items that will not be accepted include:

  • Clothing, including coats, jackets and shoes
  • Cosmetic items
  • Pens, pencils and umbrellas
  • Food, drinks and containers
  • Medication, including prescription medication
  • Any item considered perishable
  • Any item that presents a sanitation risk (soiled)
  • Bicycles
  • Any item deemed too large to store

Community Notice:

  • Unclaimed items will be destroyed after sixty days
  • UHCL and UHCL Police Department is not liable for damage or loss of any items stored in lost and found
  • The UHCL Police Department reserves the right to deny acceptance of any lost and found item it deems unsanitary, too large for storage, or of little monetary value

 

Contact
  • Police Department

    Phone: 281-283-2222
    Email: policechief@uhcl.edu

    Bayou Building Level 1
    2700 Bay Area Blvd
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    24/7