Frequently Asked Questions - ID Cards & Building Access
Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about ID Cards, the access system in general, and about obtaining access to buildings. Please read through the list below and if you have more questions, feel free to e-mail Public Safety or Facilities Services.
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Enhanced Access Locations
Buildings Controlled by the Enhanced Access system
Note: Credit card style mag-stripe readers are not managed by Public safety. Click here for more information.
Academic - Buildings with No residential rooms.
Mixed - Buildings containing both residential and academic rooms.
Residence - Residential buildings.
Card Care and Replacement
It is important to keep your card with you at all times and protect your card from damage as much as possible. In the event that your card is lost or damaged, contact the Department of Public Safety Office ASAP. If you find your card it will require that you visit the Department of Public Safety Office with your MiddCard to reactivate your card. Please note that you will need to keep your card in a safe place while you are away from campus. You will need your card when you return.
Card Access System
The Enhanced Access System uses proximity cards, (access cards) issued by the Department of Public Safety to authorized students, faculty, staff and guests, to control access to buildings. The system will electronically unlock doors designated and marked as Entrances when an active card with privileges for that building is presented to the card reader mounted beside the door.