Card and Closed-Circuit Access

About Access

 

Card Access Security Office

The Card Access Security Office collaborates with students, faculty, staff, patrons, and University assets to develop, implement, and manage the organization’s security vision, strategy, and programs for:

  • electronic door access for administrative and academic spaces
  • closed-circuit television (CCTV)
  • other connected systems

The Card Access Security Office seeks to process your requests quickly. If you do not receive a response within 5 days of submitting a request, or if issues are encountered, please contact us.

If the access to a type of space isn’t represented in this section, please contact 703-993-3127 or CASO@gmu.edu.

 

Card Access

 

How to access academic or administrative buildings or space

Individual Access

  1. Access the Electronic Access Form (EAF).
  2. Specify the Level 3, 2, or 1 authorizing agent, such as the administrative staff for the VP or Dean. Contact 703-993-3127 or CASO@gmu.edu for assistance.
  3. Provide the information required and submit the form.

 

Group Access

  1. Use the Bulk Request Spreadsheet to provide details about the persons and the spaces that they need to access.
  2. Access the Electronic Access Form (EAF).
  3. Specify the Level 3, 2, or 1 authorizing agent, such as the administrative staff for the VP or Dean. Contact 703-993-3127 or CASO@gmu.edu for assistance.
  4. Provide the information required, attach the Bulk Request Spreadsheet to it, and submit the form.

 

How to authorize access

Level 1, 2, and 3 authorizing agents

  1. Access the Signature Authority Form (SAF).
  2. Specify the Level 1 authorizing agent, Vice President or Dean who manages access to the space. Contact 703-993-3127 or CASO@gmu.edu for assistance.
  3. Provide the information required and submit the form.

 

 

CCTV Access

 

How to get CCTV access within George Mason University

CCTV Access Release

  1. Fill out and submit a CCTV Access Request form.  The form includes the University policy regarding CCTV and Nondisclosure Agreement.
  2. You will be notified when your access request is accepted and active.

 

CCTV Footage Release

  1. Fill out and submit a CCTV Footage Request form.  The form includes the University policy regarding CCTV and Nondisclosure Agreement.
  2. You will be notified when your footage request is accepted.

Residence Hall Access

 

How to access residence hall spaces

See housing desk operations for information.

Key Access

 

How to access key for a door lock

The Key Control Office manages physical keys or locks. See lock shop services for forms and additional information.