Office of Student Life

Risk and Emergency Management

Access & Keys

The Risk and Emergency Management Department supports key and access requests for all facilities and departments within Student Life. We work with Facilities Operations and Development to implement key requests and maintain a comprehensive keying plan for Student Life facilities. We utilize electronic key cabinets, offline card readers, and a master keying schematic to safely assign and secure keys.

When to Request Our Services

All requests by Student Life employees should be directed to the Student Life Access Support Specialist - Preston Tartt at

For emergency lock repair services, place contact Service2Facilities at 614-292-HELP (4357).

Key Facts

We manage:

  • More than 1,000 offline card readers in Student Life Facilities
  • Over 65,000 brass keys
  • Over 60,000 locks within Student Life facilities
  • Student room lock change requests; Over 600 were processed during the 2008-2009 academic school year
  • 22 electronic key box management systems

Any questions? Contact us at