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Key Control Policy

  • The Facilities Department will be responsible for the issuance and control of all College keys.
  • Keys will be issued to individuals only for areas where a need can be demonstrated.
  • Keys must not be left unattended.
  • Persons losing keys must notify Public Safety and Facilities immediately, and file a Lost College Property/Key Report. 
  • Keys will be replaced at a cost to the individual.  Costs range from $5.00 for a single door key up to $100.00 for a grand master.  The total cost to replace individual keys shall not exceed the cost to replace the corresponding grand master key.
  • Keys must not be loaned to unauthorized personnel.
  • Any unauthorized key found in the possession of anyone will be confiscated immediately.
  • No key may be duplicated.
  • No area will be opened for anyone without proper authorization.
  • In compliance with fire and safety regulations, personal locks are prohibited on all doors and will be removed if found.  (cabinets, lockers, files, etc. may be secured with personal locks).
  • Keys issued are the responsibility of the individual to whom issued.
  • All areas of the College must be accessible by at least one on-duty member of the Department of Public Safety at all times.
  • It is the responsibility of the individual to whom keys were issued to return the keys to the Facilities Department upon completion of assignment for which keys were issued.
  • Access control systems not integrated with current applications being used by the Department of Public Safety are prohibited.