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Library Building & Amenities Guide

Where to find things in the UMSL University Libraries (Thomas Jefferson, St. Louis Mercantile, and State Historical Society)

Security & Safety

DO NOT, under any circumstances, leave laptop computers or any valuables unattended in the Libraries. The Libraries are NOT responsible for lost or stolen laptops, personal computers, their components, or any other items.

Lost & Found

The Thomas Jefferson Library maintains a lost and found container at the Public Service Desk. Lost items are held for a short period and then sent to the Lost and Found Center (Information Desk) in the Millennium Student Center. Wallets, purses, cell phones, car keys and other items of significant value (e.g. wallets, keys, laptops, phones, etc.are immediately given to campus police.

The Research Commons Computer Lab also collects items lost within the lab area. Check with the lab consultant if you think you might have left something in one of the labs.