Library Lost and Found Policy
The UConn Health Sciences Library is not liable for the security of any items that are brought into the Library. If the owner of a lost and found item satisfactorily proves ownership, the item(s) will be returned.
Items that will be discarded
Perishable items, including food and drink
Items that will be held at the Information Desk for one (1) week
- Unclaimed books or miscellaneous papers
- Unclaimed clothing, including jackets, scarves and gloves
What happens after one (1) week?
If an item is not claimed within (1) week and after library staff have made a reasonable attempt to contact the owner, the item will either be discarded, made available for other patrons to take from a cart of free items, or added to the library collection.
Items that will be turned into the Lost and Found Office
Phones, wallets, laptops, passports, driver’s licenses, keys and unclaimed money will be held at the Information Desk until library closing and then turned into the Lost and Found Office.
Lost and Found Office
- Located on ground floor of University Tower
- 860-679-4836 (ITEM) or email@example.com
- Open by appointment only
Policy last updated: 4/4/2022