It’s time to arrange on-campus building access for the holiday break

Keel Campus Sign

York University will be closed for the holiday season from the end of day Monday, Dec. 23; reopening Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

Security is not permitted to provide access to buildings that are locked for the duration of the holiday break unless prior arrangements have been made. For any staff, faculty or students who require access during this closure period, e-mail requests to Andrew Little at by Monday, Dec. 16.

A list of names that have been pre-authorized for holiday building access will be compiled and kept at the Security Control Centre, located at the northeast corner of the William Small Building. Only the people on the list will be permitted to sign out the entry keys/cards, and they will be required to provide photo identification. Keys/cards will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be signed out and returned to the Security Control Centre on the same day.

Entrance keys, or keycards, are available for the following buildings:

Atkinson Building
Behavioural Science Building
Bethune College
Calumet College
Chemistry Building
Curtis Lecture Halls (for Ross Complex)
Farquharson Life Sciences Building
Founders College
Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts
Health Nursing & Environmental Studies Building
Lassonde Building
Life Sciences Building
Lumbers Building
McLaughlin College
Osgoode Hall Law School
Petrie Science and Engineering
Physical Resources Building
Stong College
Vanier College
West Office Building
Winters College
York Lanes (office area only)
4747 Keele Street

For further information, contact Dragan Spasojevic, manager community relations & crime prevention at ext. 55931 or