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Lost & Found Services

Lost & Found Services are provided for all students, employees and visitors to campus, to serve as a repository for lost items; as well as a recovery center to find lost/missing items. The goal of Lost & Found is to ensure all lost items are returned to their rightful owner in a timely and efficient manner.

Due to directives related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Police Service Center is currently closed until further notice.

Police Service Center in the University Union, 1st Floor Room 1000

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM,
excluding Campus Holidays

Reporting a Lost Item


  1. In-person at the Police Service Center Counter located in the University Union, 1st floor, Rm. 1000.
  2. Call: Lost & Found at (916) 278-2788
  3. Email Inquiry to:
  4. Report Online

Claiming a Lost Item

If possible matches are found, the potential owner will be notified and asked to confirm the match in person.

  1. Owner completes release form & signs Disclaimer & Acknowledgement
  2. Item(s) will ONLY be released to the owner with a valid identification (ID required is either a state issued Driver’s License, state issued ID, or a passport).

Unclaimed Property

Found items are kept for 90 days from the date the item is received by Lost & Found Services. After 90 days, the property is processed to be sold through an online auction site for public agencies: Any property for which no bid is made is disposed of following the sale. Proceeds of the sale are placed in the Student Emergency Loan Fund, along with all other sale revenue.