Parking & Transit Office

Lost & Found

If you leave an item on the bus, please call 785-864-4644 , 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or use our online form to report a lost item. You will need to provide the following information: route, direction of travel, and the time and location the trip ended. You will be asked to provide a detailed description of the lost item and a contact number or email address.

Items, if found, will be available for pick up after 1 p.m. the next business day at the KU Parking & Transit office. All items found will be kept for a maximum of 14 days.


Lawrence Transit System, KU on Wheels, KU Parking & Transit, and MV Transportation are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged belongings. Drivers are not allowed to return found items directly to passengers.

We have operated since 1971, and KU has owned its own wheelchair-accessible buses since 2007
Two routes (11 and 29) are co-funded by KU and Lawrence Transit
Students, staff, and faculty can ride any bus in town FREE with their KU Card
We keep items found on a bus for two weeks
For safety and efficiency, board at the front of a bus and exit at the rear
Game-day shuttles operate two hours before kickoff / tipoff
All buses have bike racks (first come, first served)
Visibility around buses is extremely limited; don’t cross the street in front of a bus
Visibility around buses is extremely limited; don’t run after a bus once it starts to pull away
We allow drinks in permanent travel mugs only. No paper or plastic drink cups
KU and Lawrence Transit gave 3 million rides in 2017.
KU on Wheels is funded by student fees and parking permit dollars.
KU off-campus routes will have service until 10:30 p.m. M-F beginning fall 2018.