Lost and Found
If you’ve lost a personal item, you may report it to the Baylor University Police Department (BUPD), by calling (254) 710-2211. You may also stop by the Police Department located at the Speight Street Parking Garage, 1521 South Fourth Street to make a report.
Please be detailed in describing the item you have lost so we can tell your item from other similar items in our inventory. Details that are helpful include: brand name, color, size, shape, model number, quantity, material (leather, plastic, fabric, metal, etc.), size, special features, tags or labels, etc.
Once your report has been received by the department, you may be contacted by BUPD. If it is determined that your property has been turned in to us or is turned in to us at a later time, we will contact you to make arrangements to claim your property.
To claim your property you will need to come to BUPD at the Speight Parking Garage. You will need to bring a valid photo ID, such as your BU ID, State ID card, Driver’s License, or passport). Property will not be released to anyone without an ID, unless the lost property includes the above mentioned forms of ID.
Call BUPD at (254) 710-2211 to turn in found property.
Items that will not be accepted:
Clothing, including coats and jackets
Pens, pencils and umbrellas
Food, drinks and containers
Items that present a sanitation risk (soiled) are also discarded
Books with no identifiable owner information
Non-prescription sunglasses and eyeglasses
Items maintained in Lost and Found include:
Books, notebooks, and planners with identifiable owner information
Prescription sunglasses, prescription eyewear
Wallets and Purses
Driver’s License, State Identification Cards, and Passports
Radios, Walkmans, MP3 players
Unclaimed items are maintained for 60 days before final disposition. Unclaimed items may be donated to charitable organizations or disposed of accordingly. Unclaimed data sensitive materials are destroyed.
Baylor staff members who need to schedule a pickup of lost and found items should call (254) 710-2211. It is encouraged that staff not hold on to items, particularly expensive items, but immediately call BUPD for pick-up. Because BUPD does not take clothing items, you may wish to call the Salvation Army or similar organization for donation of those items.
If you find property on campus, call (254) 710-2211 to get assistance on what to do.