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If you’ve lost an item, there is no need to panic! The first step is to find out where your item should be sent if found.
Below is a list of departments where your item may be sent according to OSU Central Lost and Found Policy:
Department of Public Safety (DPS) Contact DPS
The Lost Item Form allows us to contact you once the item finds its way to the Central Lost and Found location, if it isn’t here already! The form is the fastest, most efficient way to report your lost item.
To increase the chance that your item is identified, please include sufficient detail in the description of your lost item. Vague descriptions result in items not being correctly identified.
Include: brand name, color, size, shape, model number, material (leather, plastic, fabric, metal, etc.), size, and any special features like dents, stickers, tags or labels. Example descriptions:
If you prefer, you are welcome to call the message line at 541-737-7240. If you would like a return call please indicate in your message, include your name and contact number. Or, if you prefer, email us and be sure to include when and where you lost it with a detailed description.
Remember that if you are contacting us about a lost item, to include all the details requested on our Lost Item Form in your email or voicemail message. Thank you.