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Found Property: How to Reclaim

How Might I Reclaim Property I Lost?

When lost property is recovered and turned into NUPD, reasonable attempts are made to identify, notify, and return the property to the owner. To check whether your lost item has been turned into NUPD, review the list below of found property with no identification or call 847-491-3254 or email dssfoundproperty@northwestern.edu. You will be required to provide information to determine ownership.

When Can I Pick Up My Property?

To pick up recovered property at the NUPD station, you need to schedule an appointment by calling 847-491-3254 or emailing dssfoundproperty@northwestern.edu.

What Identification or Proof of Ownership Is Required?

To pick up recovered property, you will be required to provide identification in the form of a government issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, state ID card, or passport.

Depending on the nature of the property and the circumstances under which it was recovered, you may also need to provide proof of ownership.

How Long Will Unclaimed Property Be Held?

Unclaimed/unidentified property will be disposed of in accordance with state and local statutes and in most instances will not be held longer than six months after recovery.

Recently Found Items

Recently Found Items

Date Found Item Location Found or Turned In
9/19/2021 Car key Lakefill area, Evanston
9/19/2021 Currency Found at Foster-Walker, 1927 Orrington Ave., Evanston
9/14/2021 Set of keys Near Noyes/Haven/Sheridan parking lot, Evanston
9/3/2021 PA microphone Received in 345 E. Superior, Chicago
9/1/2021 Apple watch near 303 E. Superior, Chicago
9/1/2021 Apple headphones near 303 E. Superior, Chicago
7/23/2021 Apple watch near Simpson Querrey Research Center, 303 E. Superior, Chicago
7/20/2021 Set of keys 222 E. Huron St., Lot A, Chicago
7/13/2021 Set of keys Lakefill area, Evanston
6/29/2021 Apple iPad 222 E. Huron St., Lot A, Chicago
6/16/2021 Cell phone Near Rubloff Building, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
5/29/2021 Wallet Garrett lot, near 2121 Sheridan Rd., Evanston
5/2/2021 Cell phone Near footbridge at 1989 Campus Dr., Evanston
5/2/2021 Set of keys Near North Beach, 2311 Campus Dr., Evanston
4/13/2021 Apple Air Pods charging case Near 321 E. Superior St., Chicago
3/23/2021 Set of keys Lurie Building, 303 E. Superior St., Chicago