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Lost and Found on Campus
Who can I call if I lost something?
1) In a particular campus building:
Contact a departmental office in the building or, if the building is general use (i.e., Natatorium), check with the front desk to see if they have any information.
2) In Union South: (608) 890-3000; in Memorial Union: (608) 265-3000
3) Outside on university property: University Police at (608) 264-2677
4) Outside on city property: University Police (608) 264-2677 and/or Madison Police (608) 261-9694 or (608) 255-2345
Reporting lost or stolen bike outside on city property: Madison Police (608) 245-3662
Recovering lost or stolen bike outside on city property: Madison Police (608) 267-8611
Regarding lost keys -- please note this article from Badger Beat (University Police):
(Call the Locksmith Shop via the general Physical Plant phone number, 263-3333.)
August 31, 2015 by Marc Lovicott
We’ve all been there — we’ve misplaced our keys, with fears that we’ll never find them again. However, a new campus-wide initiative could help reunite those keys with their rightful owner.
Earlier this summer, a new program put the UW’s Locksmith Shop (a unit within Facilities, Planning, and Management) in charge of all lost keys found on the UW-Madison campus. If you find lost keys on campus, please drop them off at the Locksmith Shop located at 1217 University Avenue between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
After hours, keys may be dropped off in the key box located in the lobby of the UW-Madison Police Department. UWPD is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week."