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Help Files: Cardkey
1. Do I need to get a cardkey??
The 1111 Etch lab is open daily from
8AM-6PM. Anyone who wishes to have access to the labs outside of
these hours will need to get cardkey access.
You can apply now and get cardkey access within a few days.
2. What is the cost?
Due to theft issues, we are not going to issue permanent cardkeys.
Rather, you will need to renew it every semester/year. The cost
3. What rooms will I get access to when I get a cardkey?
When you get a cardkey, you will have access to
a. Etcheverry Hall building door
b. 1111 Etcheverry
4. How do I get one?
Cardkey requests are only done online, via our Account Management Tool.
Only people with a valid CalnetID AND a CARS account or a valid
chartstring can apply. If you need access to other rooms in the
building, you need to see the key manager in your department.
5. What do I need to get a cardkey?
You will need to have a valid CalnetID which has a 5 digit number at
the lower right hand corner in the back.
If you do not have such a number, you need to go to the Cal Photo ID
office to get a new card. Without this number, we cannot program your
card to have access
6. I got a cardkey xx days ago and it's not working!
Send us an email with the following information:
- Your student ID
- The numbers at the back of your card.
- Date and time you tried to use the cardkey
- Room number you tried to use
- What happened when you tried to use the cardkey. Did it flash green? red?
By submitting this request, you're agreeing to the following:
I understand and agree that the cardkey issued upon approval of this
request is the property of the Regents of the University of California
that the cardkey will be returned upon request or at the time of
separation from UC employement
that I will report its loss or theft to the University Police
Department and to the issuing department as soon as such loss or theft
that the cardkey is issued for my exclusive use and may not be
duplicated, loaned, or used to allow any unauthorized person into a
that I will not ADMIT PEOPLE INTO THE LABORATORY UNLESS THEY
HAVE A CARD-KEY. Failure to do so WILL result in the loss of cardkey
access to DECF labs.
I further understand and agree that my full cooperation will be
expected during any investigation concerning a security matter which
might have occurred in a controlled facility during a time when my
presence in the facility has been recorded by the system.
Abuse of the cardkey privilege and/or non-compliance with this
agreement is a violation of Penal code 469, and may result in the
revocation of cardkey use/or disciplinary or criminal action.