Access Control

Card Keys

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Card Key Pick-Up

The UNT Health Science Center Police Department assigns access to University ID badges (card keys) based upon a department request for a student or employee. Every employee and student will receive a card key from the Access Control office, but it will not necessarily have access assigned to it. The following steps must be followed in order for access to be granted to a card key:

  1. Fill out the Key/Card Key Authorization Request form to request access to buildings and rooms.
  2. Fill out the Access/ID Card Request form to request a University ID badge.
  3. Obtain the appropriate signatures from a department head or controlling department.
  4. Submit the form to the Access Control office at the Police Department via mail, intercampus mail, or in person.
  5. Once notified the for has been approved, access will be granted automatically. There will be no need to visit the Access Control office unless your card key has not yet been assigned.

Card Key Drop-Off

Once your affiliation with the University has ended, all assigned card keys must be returned to the Access Control office. Many departments require a Check Out form to be completed before exit from the University is authorized, and often this will include a section for the Access Control office to sign off on. If any card keys are not returned, this form will not be signed. Regardless of whether a department requires a Check Out form upon exit or termination from the University, all card keys must be returned.

Card Key Access Problems

If your assigned card key is not working in an area where you are supposed to have access, please contact the Access Control office at (817) 735-5040 to make sure the correct access has been assigned to your card key. This includes problems encountered at doors, elevators, and garages. If you believe a card key reader to be malfunctioning, please let us know so the problem can be corrected.

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This page last updated 14th Oct 2013