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The VUPS Records Unit is responsible for receiving, processing, filing, and maintaining all documents in accordance with TIBRS, Clery Act, CALEA, IACLEA, TLEA and other federal and state regulations. The unit is also responsible for processing and maintaining the integrity of evidence and the safekeeping of items and found property.


The Records Unit is located at 2800 Vanderbilt Place and is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. The Records Unit can be contacted at (615) 343-5371 during normal business hours.


Daily Crime Log

The VUPS daily crime log can be found here.


Lost & Found Property

If you have lost or misplaced your property, you can contact the Records Unit to see if your property was turned in to VUPS. Please call (615) 343-5371 or report the missing item online.

In order to claim property, you must present a valid driver’s license and/or Vanderbilt identification. If you are unable to contact the unit during business hours, please call (615) 343-5371 and leave a detailed message.

Note : For hygiene and safety reasons, the Records Unit does not accept or store clothing items, perishable food, flammable items, small recreational items (soccer ball, baseball gloves, etc.), personal hygiene or grooming items, office supplies, umbrellas, intentionally abandoned property (inoperable electronic equipment, furniture, appliances, etc.) or unwanted prescription drugs.


Obtaining a Copy of a VUPS Police Report

Criminal Reports

The Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) is the official repository for all police reports in Davidson County, including Vanderbilt University. To request a copy of a police report, contact the MNPD Central Records Division online or by calling (615) 862-7631.

Traffic Crash Reports

All traffic crash reports in the State of Tennessee are stored and maintained by the Tenneessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security. To request a copy of a traffic crash report, please contact the State of Tennessee.

All Other Requests

Please contact the Records Unit at (615) 343-5371 for all other requests. 


Records Staff

Manager Sarah Lanier

Program Coordinator Valarie Brust

Program Coordinator Leslie Sims