Register your bike

Quickly capture all the important information about your bike. Keep photos too!

Shield your bike

Our tamper-resistant 529 Shield acts as a deterrent, warning would-be thieves to keep their paws off your bike, and making it easier to find you if your bike is recovered.

Enlist the community

If your bike is stolen, set an alert to let the security team and other bike owners at Washington University in St. Louis know.


Love your bike? Keep it safe!

Washington University in St. Louis Bike Registration

How it Works

Your Contact Information

Contact information is used to help law enforcement return your bike.

Your Bike or Scooter Information

Bike registration shields are free and available to DANFORTH students, faculty and staff only.

Shield Pickup Locations

WashU Campus Box/MSC # (NOT A STREET ADDRESS) - indicate if it's a CB or MSC
Put CB or MSC before your # & ensure it's entered correctly in the "WashU Campus Box (CB) # or MSC #" box above.

North Campus Parking & Transportation Services Office (Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-5:00 pm)
700 Rosedale Avenue

Danforth Parking & Transportation satellite office (Tues/Thurs, 11am-2pm only)
Campus Card Services - Lower level of the Women's Building

How to Report a Bike Theft

If your bike is stolen, it's important to file an official police report!

Step 1

Start an alert on your bike on the 529 Garage website or app.
If your bike isn't registered, register it first with all the information that you have about your bike, and then start the alert.

Your Garage

Step 2

Contact WUPD at 314-935-5555 to report an on-campus theft. If it was stolen off campus, please call your local police department's non-emergency line or call 911.