Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Building Safety

Residence Halls

  • All buildings are locked 24/7.
  • All buildings have electronic access. Residents enter the building by swiping a small fob past a plate on the outside of the building. This fob is coded to allow them access to their residential building only.
  • In buildings with a 24/7 front desk, residents must also show a valid student ID. Guests must show ID and be registered as well.
  • Courtesy phones are available at the entrance to the building.
  • Each resident is issued a room key. Keys are not to be given to others. Keys may not be duplicated.

Wall & Grand Apartments

  • All buildings are locked 24/7.
  • All buildings have electronic access. Residents enter their building by swiping a small fob past a plate on the outside of the building. This fob is coded to allow them access to their residential area only.
  • Each resident is issued an apartment key and a bedroom key.

Evergreen Terrace & Elizabeth Apartments

  • A key is issued to the contract holder.
  • A second key is available for a registered sub-tenant or adult family member residing in the apartment.