Public Safety

Questions?

  • Public Safety
    202.885.2527
    Fax: 202.885.1867
    dps@american.edu
    Public Safety Building, Room

    This email address is answered Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM. If you need a quick response out side of these hours please call the phone number.

Mailing Address

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.