Student Centers Lost And Found

The Student Centers lost and found policy is based on the University’s Public Safety policy which can be viewed at the RUPD Site. The Student Centers will accept items that are lost and found at its six Centers only. If possible, based on any identifiable information on the item, Student Centers’ staff will attempt to notify the owner.

Lost and found items will be held for one day to allow for owner to pick-up item, unless noted. Items not picked-up after one day will be sent to the nearest University Repository (see locations below), appropriate University Department, disposed/destroyed, or processed as outlined below.

Items that will be turned into Rutgers University Police immediately:

  • Any Item presumed to be stolen
  • Cash
  • Government Issued Identification, Passports, Visas, etc.
  • High Value Items (Jewelry, Laptops)
  • RUID

 

Items not accepted:

  • Apparel that is soiled or unsanitary
  • Food
  • Items with no apparent value
  • Pens, pencils, or school supplies

 

Keys and RU ID Cards:

  • State and University keys will be returned to the Security Technologies Unit at 91 Street 1603, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
  • RU Connection cards will be sent to the Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) at 55 Commercial Avenue, Douglass Campus.

 

University Repository Campus Sites

  • Busch Campus

Community Police Officer Kenneth Ford

Busch Student Center – 732.932.6281

 

  • Livingston Campus

Community Police Officer TBD

848.445.2070

 

  • Cook/Douglass Campus

Community Police Officer – TBD

Douglass Student Center – 732.932.1368

 

  • College Avenue Campus

Community Police Officer –Officer Leo Tolosa

College Ave Student Center 732.932.1032

  • Public Safety Building

55 Commercial Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

732.932.7211

Personal Safety

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) reminds everyone that you can reduce your chances of being a crime victim by taking reasonable precautions, including:

  • Remaining alert and aware of the people and circumstances around you;
  • Avoid isolated or dark areas;
  • Immediately report suspicious activity to local law enforcement; and
  • Walking in groups when traveling during late night hours.
  • Keep track of your items: Leaving laptops, cellphones, etc., unattended increases the risk of theft of those items.

 

For more crime prevention information please visit the Rutgers Public Safety website.

As a members of the Rutgers University community we all play a role in the safety and well-being of everyone on campus. Remember, if you see something suspicious or illegal, call RUPD right away.

 

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