Public Safety

Access Control

Public Safety's Access Control unit oversees the provision admits to all electronic locks on campus. Please send all requests to access@american.edu.

Students

In order to grant students temporary access to a building, an email from a professor or written confirmation of a room request is required. For semester access, please have your professor e-mail us, and access will be provided on the student's ID card. 

Faculty or Staff Members

An email from a department supervisor or director detailing permission is required to grant access.

Please send all requests to access@american.edu.

To request an AU key: 

Only department authorized key requestors may submit a key request. When submitting a request, please be sure to include a GL code for billing charges, as well as the name and AUID number of the individual who requires the new key.

Please send all key requests to access@american.edu.