Safety

The Department of Residence and Iowa State University have many resources in place to provide you with a safe and secure home. Fire and security systems are in each building. Each student room has an individual lock on the door.

Residence halls are an adult living environment and you play a significant role in ensuring your safety. Please explore the links provided and talk with your community advisor to learn more about campus safety.

In the residence halls primary entrance doors are unlocked from 7am- 7pm Monday-Friday and locked Friday 7pm until Monday morning at 7am. Frederiksen Court apartment entrance doors are unlocked from 7am-7pm daily. Wallace and Wilson halls and Legacy apartment building are locked 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When doors are locked access is restricted to residents of the building who must swipe their ISUCard to gain entrance.

The exterior doors of the residence halls are on electronic card access. Geoffroy, Wallace, and Wilson halls are locked 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In other buildings, doors are unlocked Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. and locked at all other times. When doors are locked access is restricted to residents of the building who must swipe their ISUCard to gain entrance.

During certain points of the year, locking schedules may change. In this instance, signs will be posted at primary entrances.