To claim lost property, please present your Columbia University ID at the respective Operations desk. Non-affiliates may present any government issued picture ID. Cash, wallets, jewelry, and other valuables are secured in a safe and may only be returned Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
If You Find a Lost Item
If you find property, you may turn it in to any Public Safety officer or to the Public Safety Operations desk.
Lost ID Card
If your Columbia ID is lost or stolen, please deactivate it immediately to prevent fraudulent use. In order to deactivate your card, please contact your local Public Safety Operations Center. For Morningside or Manhattanville, please contact (212) 854-2797. For CUMC, please contact (212) 305-8100. If your card is subsequently located, you will be able to reactivate it in person by visiting the Operations Center at any time. If you require a new card, please visit the Registrar's Office in Kent Hall on the Morningside Campus or the Public Safety Office at the Medical Center.