Building Access




Building Access

Building access is managed by an access control system to maintain  a safe and secure campus while providing access to campus facilities. The Identity and Access Management department follows specific practices which are desgined to enchance personal safety for all members of the University community.

  • Students/Residents residing in New Brunswick/Piscataway dormatories who need a housing key must go to Housing.
  • Students/Residents who need card access to a dormitory building must go to Residence Life.
  • Students who need card access to academic buildings or labs must go to the appropiate access control coordinator.
Faculty and Staff
  • To order keys for your building, please enter a ticket into Security Technologies Work Order System.
  • Requesting department will be notified when the key is ready for pick-up.
  • Requesting department pays a non-refundable fee for each key produced with a paper internal purchase order or through Cornerstone (RU Marketplace). Cash is not accepted.
  • Follow the above procedure for replacement keys.
  • Scheduling and card requests for academic and administrative buildings should be filed with the specific access control coordinators in each building.
Access Control Coordinator

Access Control Coordinators are individuals that are appointed by a department chair/head, director, or dean and work directly with the IAM staff to request door schedules and to request access for faculty, staff and students within their department. Access Control Coordinators are enrolled in the Access Control Database where all requests are managed, tracked, audited and processed.

Please review the Access to University Facilities Policy 30.1.8

Find the access control coordinators in the contact lists below:

RBHS Newark Buildings: 
Newark Access Control Coordinator List

RU Newark Buildings:
RU Newark Access Control Coordinator List

RU & RBHS Off-Campus Buildings:
Off Campus Access Control Coordinator List

RU & RBHS New Brunswick / Piscataway Buildings:
Busch l College Avenue l Livingston l Cook Douglass