Library Lost and Found

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, k​eys 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
  • Open by appointment only


Policy last updated: 4/4/2022