Lost & Found
The central Lost and Found is located at MIT Police headquarters, Building W89, 301 Vassar St., Cambridge, MA 02139. Students, Faculty, Staff and Visitors are encouraged to inquire about lost or misplaced articles. You may inquire in person or call us at 617-253-2996.
Items found should be delivered to MIT Police Headquarters, Building W89, or delivered to the substation in the basement of the Student Center, W20-020C, between 9 am and 2 pm Monday through Thursday. If you are unable to deliver the item to any of these locations please call the MIT Police at x3-2996 and notify the officer to have the item picked up.
Unclaimed items will be held for at least 30 days, after which time items not suitable for auction will be donated to a charitable organization. The remaining unclaimed or abandoned property will be delivered to Property Room.Com, Inc. and sold by internet auction posted on http://www.propertyroom.com/ . Anyone claiming lost and found property at the MIT Police must show positive identification such as an MIT id, or a driver's license.
For visitors or guest of MIT, please call the number above.
Please note: This page is not for items believed stolen. If you think you have been the victim of theft, please call in order to speak directly with an MIT Police officer, 617-253-1212. Police reports can not be filed over email.
Please click here to report a lost item.
Please click here to view items turned in to the MIT Police Department.