Take immediate action to report any equipment that has been damaged or that you suspect has been stolen. Here’s how to start the process.

Notify the VPF Property Office

You should immediately email the VPF Property Office if any MIT or government equipment in your DLC is damaged, or assumed to be stolen.

Report theft to MIT Campus Police

If you suspect that MIT or government equipment has been stolen from your DLC, email to the MIT Campus Police as soon as possible to report the suspected theft.

Contact the MIT Office of Insurance

Visit the MIT Office of Insurance website for information on insurance coverage and potential reimbursement for your DLC’s damaged or stolen equipment.

The Details

Notify the VPF Property Office

You should immediately email the VPF Property Office if any MIT or government equipment in your DLC is damaged, or assumed to be stolen.

Report theft to MIT Campus Police

If you suspect that MIT or government equipment has been stolen from your DLC, email to the MIT Campus Police as soon as possible to report the suspected theft.

Contact the MIT Office of Insurance

Visit the MIT Office of Insurance website for information on insurance coverage and potential reimbursement for your DLC’s damaged or stolen equipment.

Did You Know?

The Property Office houses used furniture in a warehouse on campus and can help outfit an office for free, or for just the cost of moving it.
The Property Office administers a separate accounting program for equipment that is fabricated on campus.
Even if you have equipment donated to your lab or center, the Property Office must keep track of it in the Institute’s inventory system.
You can get a listing of all your DLC’s computers by emailing the VPF Property Office. In your message, list your DLC number or costs centers and specify how you want the report sorted—by location, person, account, equipment, or type.
You can access eProp—the Institute’s database of nearly 100,000 items—by contacting Richard Janus in the Property Office.
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