Lost Property

The Security team based in Foster Court, Malet Place manages lost property enquiries for the main UCL Campus.

Reporting lost property

Registering property as lost will offer the best chance of identifying the owner.
To register the loss of your property please provide the following information in an email to lostandfound@ucl.ac.uk.

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • UCL ID number 
  • Date and approximate time the item was lost
  • Where it was lost (which building, room, lecture theatre or library)
  • Full description of the item lost 
  • Any features or markings to help identify the property

For urgent enquiries, please call the security operations desk, Foster Court, Malet Place on 020 7679 0665 or UCL ext 30665.

It can take time for some items that have been found to reach the security desk as arrangements for the transfer of property from buildings and departments can vary.

Claiming your property

Found property can be collected from the security desk in Foster Court, Malet Place at any time providing ownership can be verified and identification produced (usually a UCL ID Card).

Found property

Please hand all found property to a building attendant, security officer or the office administrator. 

If an item is of high value, please inform the Security team on 020 7679 2152 or UCL ext 32152 as soon as possible. 

A member of the Security Operations Team will endeavour to contact the owner and arrange collection.