Our Lost and Found is located on the first floor of the Student Services Building, 3600 McTavish in the SSMU General Office, Suite 1200, which is on the west side of our main floor.
If you lost an item outside of the University Centre (SSMU) please contact the building manager of the building you lost the item in or McGill’s Lost and Found department. Items turned into Lost and Found should be those items from our building and not from the campus at large. For items found on campus please take them to McGill Security Lost and Found.
The University Centre (SSMU) will not accept or process soiled or damp clothing/materials, water bottles, mugs, dishes, food containers or items that are prohibited by those entities operating with an alcohol permit. All other items are tagged and entered into our database. If your name, student number, or telephone number is anywhere on the item we will contact you by phone or email.
For those that have lost an item within the University Centre (SSMU) please read below.
Lost something? Don’t panic!
Take a quick minute to thoroughly check your belongings. Be sure that the item is not hiding in your purse, bag, pockets or with other personal effects;
Retrace your steps!! It is always a good idea to check areas you frequented before you noticed your item(s) were missing;
Often the last place you remember having the item(s) like classrooms, lab areas, restaurant area, media and study space, or even the restroom, can still have your item or a person with information towards tracking down your item(s);
Don’t forget to talk to professors, TA’s or staff who may have seen the item;
If you still can’t find your item then do the following: