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Lost and Found Policy

The libraries are not responsible for items left behind by patrons. Items left in the libraries may be turned into the lost and found locations at any of the public services desks; Main Circulation Desk, The Learning Commons, Media Resources and Reserves, SCAA and the Concord Campus Library Main Circulation Desk.

Items determined to be of value (i.e. wallets, cell phones, computers, passports, etc.) are taken to the University Police Department daily. Please contact the University Police in person or call (510) 885-3791. Once a week, all remaining articles will be taken from the libraries’ lost and found locations and disposed of.

Guidelines:

  • Patrons may inquire about their lost items by coming to any of the public services desks;
  • Main Circulation Desk, The Learning Commons, Media Resources and Reserves, SCAA or the Concord Campus Library Main Circulation Desk and providing an adequate description of their lost items
  • Valuable items are taken to the University Police Department
  • All remaining articles will be disposed of every Thursday
  • Lost University ID cards are held at the Main Circulation Desk for three months
  • Hazardous or perishable items are IMMEDIATELY DISCARDED

Posted on 02.28.14

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