Frequently Asked QuestionsQ. If I found an item someone might have lost what should I do first?
A. Any found item(s) should be turned over to the Department of Public Safety in Foley Annex or University Hall Suite 1920. A receipt will be given to the person turning in the item.
Q. I want to get the found item back to its rightful owner, but what happens if the owner never comes forward to claim it?
A. If the item is not claimed by the owner the person who found it may claim it after 90 days by presenting the original receipt.
Q. What if I find cash?
A. If cash is found it must be turned over to the Department of Public Safety. If it is not claimed in 90 days the person who turned in the cash may claim it with the original receipt.
Q. Who do I call if I find an abandoned Bicycle on campus?
A. You should call the Department of Public Safety at 310.338.2893. All bicycles not claimed are given to campus Ministry each September.
Q. What happens to Lost & Found items after 90 days?
A. Items that have been in Lost & Found for 90 days are discarded or donated to charitable organizations.