Lost and Found

Grand Valley Police Department is the central Lost and Found for the Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Health Hill Campuses.

Please note: Our department will no longer be accepting property of minor value; however, the following buildings will hold items of minor value for a short period of time: Kirkhof Center, Kelly Family Sports Center, and the Fieldhouse/Recreation Center. I.T. handles  recovered flash drives. Please call the I.T. Helpdesk at 331-2101 if you have lost a flash drive.

Grand Valley Police Department will continue to accept and manage property of major value.

  • To retrieve a lost item, please stop in to our office on the Allendale or Pew Campuses between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • You will need to bring with you a picture ID to retrieve lost property.

All items of value are held for 6 months. After that time, items are donated to local charities.

If you have LOST an item:

To report a lost item, you can:

  • Enter the information using the link below; or
  • Call (616) 331-4450; or
  • Stop by our office during business hours and give a description of the lost item.

We will attempt to match what you have lost with any similar items that may have been turned in to our department. If we cannot match your item, we will log your information and description in our database and contact you if it is found. 

If you have FOUND an item:

Please bring the item to the Police Department during business hours so we can identify and contact the owner, or attempt to match the item to items in our LOST database. 

  • If you are on the Allendale Campus, please bring the item to the Police Department located at the Service Building
  • If you are on the Pew or Health Campus, please bring the item to the Police Department at 609 Watson (use the phone in the lobby to contact Dispatch).