As part of the University’s integrated physical security systems, the campus access
control services include the following:
- facilitating requests for FredCard access for individuals to interior and exterior
doors within residential and academic buildings
- facilitating automated lock and unlock schedules for interior and exterior doors
- access control compliance reporting
- remote security management for badging, alarm and event monitoring
- project management, planning, designing, and programming the campus access control
systems infrastructure: communication panels, iclass card readers, sounders, REX motions
sensors, contacts, and security cameras
Definitions of Terms:
- FREDCard shall mean the official identification card issued by the UNIVERSITY to students,
employees and affiliates. The FREDCard is produced by the Faculty Student Association
(FSA) and is a multi-technology credential utilized for various services and systems
throughout the UNIVERSITY. Different colors are utilized on the FREDCard to designate
affiliations (e.g. Students, Faculty and Staff = Blue, Visitors = Green, Contractors
= Orange, Summer Conferences = Tan etc.)
- ProWatch Campus Access Control System shall mean the electronic access system that
is part of the UNIVERSITY’s integrated physical security system which allows authorized
users to use a FREDCard as the means of gaining physical access to designated exterior
and interior spaces. This system replaces traditional keys with an electronic FREDCard
reader that is networked into the current Information Technology infrastructure to
allow for remote communication. The electronic access readers use iClass contactless
Corporate 1000 card technology for secure access control. The system is currently
utilized for facilitating requests for FREDCard access for individuals to interior
and exterior doors within residential and academic buildings, facilitating automated
lock and unlock schedules for interior and exterior doors, access control compliance
reporting, remote security management for badging, alarm and event monitoring. The
systems consists of servers, client workstations, networked communication panels,
iclass card readers, sounders, REX motions sensors, contacts, electronic door strikes
and panic devices.
- Building Access Coordinator(s) shall mean those UNIVERSITY employees or affiliates
who are designated as the primary point of contact by department or organization as
being responsible for requesting FREDCard access control provisioning and deprovisioning,
clearance codes assignment, door schedules and access control functionality for assigned
doors within their building(s). All interior and exterior doors within their scope
of responsibility have designated physical numbers and access control levels which
are to be utilized for submitting requests. All BAC members will be approved annually
by the appropriate President’s Cabinet member.
- Compliance Report(s) shall mean the reports produced by the ProWatch Campus Access
Control System which could include FREDCard user physical access control logs to physical
space(s)and clearance code(s), logical device configuration(s) and other audit logs
for the purpose of maintaining regulatory compliance, criminal investigations, internal
investigations and system audits.
- Access Control Clearance Code(s) shall mean the logical group of card readers for
interior or exterior doors that have timezones assigned for designated specific access
levels for users. All Access Control Clearance Codes will need the proper written
approval by the designated Building Access Coordinator.
- Default Access Control Clearance Code(s) shall mean a set of access control clearance
codes that are approved by the Chief of the UNIVERSITY Police Department or Director
of Facilities Services or Director of Residence Life and used to facilitate normal
UNIVERSITY business operations (e.g. maintenance).
- Access Control Level(s):
- Level 1 Access Control shall mean the (public) physical security level assigned to
exterior and interior doors generally accessed by the public. Building Access Coordinators
can approve access.
- Level 2 Access Control shall mean the (restricted) physical security level assigned
to residential living spaces or spaces with equipment owned by the UNIVERSITY generally
accessed by the campus community. Building Access Coordinators and Departmental Directors/Chairperson/Head/Dean
shall approve access.
- Level 3 Access Control shall mean the (confidential) physical security level assigned
to exterior and interior doors to highly-sensitive areas such as evidence room, cash
control, data center, disaster recovery sites and file rooms. President’s Cabinet
members or designees shall approve access.
- Door Schedule(s) shall mean the time schedule assigned to door(s) to remotely and
automatically lock (Card-Only Mode) and unlock for the purpose of facilitating business
operations for UNIVERSITY departments and affiliates.Building Access Coordinators
manage weekly door schedules for their designated set of building doors.
- Physical Door(s) shall mean the point of entry or exit to physical space controlled
by manual keys or the campus access control system. All physical doors on the campus
access control system will have official numbers assigned to them to distinguish them
for key and access control request purposes and access control level assignment.