Items not claimed prior to the deadline listed in the first paragraph of the notice will be escheated to the state of the owner’s last known address. Claims for escheated funds should be directed to the state listed on the notice you received. A free, nationwide search for unclaimed property held by the states is available at www.missingmoney.com. A list of links to all state Unclaimed Property websites is available via the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) website, www.unclaimed.org.
Property that remains unclaimed is escheated to the state of the owner’s last known address in accordance with the laws of that jurisdiction. The rightful owner retains his rights to the property in perpetuity and may contact the appropriate jurisdictional agency to file a claim for escheated property at any time.
The University reports the majority of its unclaimed property to the State of New York. The website for the New York State Office of Unclaimed Funds is located at www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf/index.htm.