Security, Reporting Lost or Stolen Electronic Devices

My laptop or personal electronic device is lost or has been stolen. What procedures should I take to report that it is lost or stolen?

In the event a computer is stolen, Technology Services can use the information provided to track the computer if it is connected to the campus network.

As a matter of campus policy we ask that you contact campus police FIRST to file a police report before contacting the Technology Services Help Desk. 

University of Illinois Police Department
1110 W. Springfield Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-1216 


  • Name
  • NetID
  • Department
  • Computer Manufacturer
  • Make/Model
  • Serial Number
  • MAC Address
  • Wireless MAC Address
  • Whether the computer is owned by the university. If so, get the Inventory Tag
  • If the computer contains sensitive data
  • Physical description of the laptop or equipment.

When we receive a Stolen Electronic Device Recovery Aid form from UIPD, please forward these to

KeywordsSecurity lost stolen police report file   Doc ID70754
OwnerRyan S.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2017-02-16 16:55:37Updated2024-01-08 11:26:14
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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