For security reasons, residents must enter and exit the buildings through the main
entrance. Morrow, Pence, and Prichard Hall residents are required to show their Fairmont
State University Student ID to the desk monitor to gain access to the residence hall.
Students are provided with metal keys to enter their rooms. Bryant Place will require
the resident to swipe his/her Student ID card to be permitted access to the building,
wing (hallway), and suite. Metal keys are provided for security to their individual
Emergency exit doors are secured and only intended for use during an emergency. Residence
hall entrances will be secured between 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., daily. The desk
monitor in each building will admit residents after the doors have been locked. All
residence hall visitors must be registered guests of a resident and checked in at
the main lobby desk in each building. Anyone failing to register, or who violates
Residence life policies, is subject to disciplinary measures.
Security alarms are installed on the emergency doors of each residence hall. Door
propping, tampering, and intentionally “setting off” the alarm will be considered
a violation and breach of security. Delayed egress panic bars are provided on most
exterior residence hall doors to further enhance security. Unauthorized use of emergency
doors is considered a violation. Those involved will be subject to disciplinary sanctions.
Revisions to security procedures may be implemented if deemed essential for the safety
and security of our residents.
Your living area should be locked at all times, including when you are just down the
hall, showering, or while you are sleeping. A locked door is the main deterrent to
theft, as well as your personal security. Should a theft or other incident occur,
report it to a Residence Life staff member and the Department of Public Safety, located
on the 3rd floor of Falcon Center. The University is not responsible for stolen property.