Campus Facilities and Grounds
Section 007: Campus Facilities and Grounds Policies and Procedures
a. This policy is intended to maintain a safe and secure working environment, to prevent thefts from buildings, and to provide a customer-friendly procedure to borrow and return keys on campus through a university-supported key and building security policy.
b. University keys are the property of Oregon State University. The OSU Facilities Services Key Shop is responsible for the issuance of keys, maintenance of keys and locks, and inventory of keys.
c. At the request of authorized faculty, staff, and students, keys may be issued to them by the OSU Facilities Services Key Shop, upon payment of a refundable deposit.
d. All University keys are assigned to individuals. The person whose name appears on the key request form is responsible for all keys listed. All keys must be surrendered upon request of the key shop, the authorizing department, Department of Public Safety, or upon leaving the university. The key card states the responsibilities of the key holder, and upon signature of this card the key holder agrees to follow the OSU Key and Building Security Policy.
e. It is the department's responsibility to:
f. Persons failing to return issued keys may be charged for costs associated with re-keying of the spaces accessible by the key. Refusal to return a key upon request may result in arrest for theft of university property.
g. It is the responsibility of the key holder to report any malfunctioning locks to the Facilities Services Work Coordination Center at 541-737-2969 or to Department of Public Safety, if after hours. Damaged keys should be delivered to the key shop to receive a replacement without charge. Lost keys must be reported to the issuing department within 24 hours of loss.
h. University locks shall not be replaced with non-university-issued locks without permission of the Facilities Services Key Shop. Locks replaced without authorization will be removed, and a charge to the department will be made for costs related to the removal.
i. The following actions are in violation of this policy: