Keys and Locks

Lock & Key Maintenance
  • Routine maintenance of locks and lock cores is the responsibility of Facilities Management. These services are provided without charge.
  • Key problems should be directed to Work Control by calling 709-864-7600 or emailing
Key Issuance
  • Issue of keys to individuals must be arranged through their designated departmental “Key Requester”.  The designation and authorization of a “Key Requester” is accomplished by completing a Delegation of Authority Form.  This form with appropriate approval/authorization of department head/dean/director must be returned to Facilities Management.  Once set up, a Key Requester is provided full instructionson the process for requesting issue of keys.
  • Specific or specialized security needs are met by providing alarm devices, card access locks, and other advanced locking devices. These categories of service will be charged to the user department.In special cases such as space relocation, renovation or construction, capital/project accounts will be charged for locks installed, removed or rekeyed as part of capital or departmentally-funded alterations projects.
  • Please note that all Keyholders are required to pick up and sign for keys at Work Control, FM1005. For HSC occupants, keys can be picked up at H2816. When collecting keys, a MUN ID card (or some other form of Government-issued photo ID) will be required.
Lost Keys
  • Upgrades required due to lost or stolen keys or a department’s failure to maintain adequate key control will be charged to the department.