How to Report Your Lost Item:

Fill out the Lost Item Form

  1. Fill Out Your Lost Item Report
    • Note: DO NOT make a report for items sent to DPS or the ID Center.
    • 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:

      • Nike/Black/Men’s Large/Fleece jacket/OSU logo on right arm.
      • Hydro Flask 32 oz/Navy Blue/with small dent at top/Portland carpet sticker/JD initials on bottom/black lid with straw closure.
  2. Await Response
    • Our team will file your report and notify you on whether or not we have received your item at our facility
    • If you prefer, you can leave a voicemail with your item's details at 541-737-7240 and we will try to get back to you in a timely manner.

Am I Looking in the Right Place?

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
    • Receives all keys (including those for bike locks, motor vehicles, houses and buildings), wallets, purses, money, credit cards, driver’s licenses, bikes, bike parts, cell phones, computers, flash drives, medications and other non-OSU ID cards (e.g. military).
  • OSU ID Center Contact the OSU ID center
    • Receives OSU ID’s.
  • Central Lost and Found Lost Item Form
    • All other items are sent to Central Lost and Found. Please fill out the Lost Item Form and check with the building where you think you lost it. Read on for more detail.

Contact Us

Leave us a voicemail: 541-737-7240