Concordia employees and authorized students may obtain an access card for designated spaces on campus. To do this, you must complete a form through your department, and obtain approval by your department. Please allow at least five business days for your request to be processed. Forms are available from the Security Department.
Send forms to Key Control (GM-1100) to be verified and date stamped. It is then sent to the Security Department for processing.
You will be notified when to visit the H Security Deskto have your photo taken and access card printed. Make sure you bring your valid Concordia I.D. card.
Departments can send requests to SP-170 for verification and processing. Once processed, you can visit the Security Desk at SP-144 to have your photo taken and access card printed. Make sure you bring your valid Concordia I.D. card.
To access your office, a booked classroom, or auditorium on campus, please call Security at 514 848-3717 (option 2). A security agent will be dispatched to your location. You may be asked to present your university ID and/or proof of your reservation.
Key services are coordinated by Facilities Management. Please call 514-848-2424, ext. 2400 for more information.
Please immediately report the loss of a university key to Security by calling 514-848-3717 (option 2) or by emailing email@example.com.
Checkmate is an automated telephone check in system that calls you or sends text messages to you every hour when you are working alone after hours.
Once you have registered at a security desk or on the Checkmate webpage, you will receive your first check in call or text within 5 minutes of subscribing and every hour until the selected end time. You will receive your last check 15 minutes prior to the time you requested the safety checks to stop.
Responding to check-ins
When receiving the check-in by text message, simply reply to the text with your current location; i.e. EV 1.404
If you receive an automated voice call, simply press 1 to confirm that you are ok and say your current location when prompted by the system.
The location you provide will be used by security agents to physically check in on you should you miss a check.
If I miss a check-in
If you miss a check-in by text, you will receive an automated voice call on your cell phone. If you miss the voice call check-in, a security agent will be sent to your last recorded location to make sure that you are ok.
If you miss a voice call, checkmate will try again. After 3 unanswered calls, a security agent will be sent to your last recorded location to make sure that you are ok.
To stop the check-in
The check in will automatically stop at the time you entered for the check ins to stop. If you want to end them earlier;
For text message: reply “off” to the most recent check-in text that you received.
For voice calls: call Concordia security to have the check-ins ended.
How do I register?
Simply click here, or use one of the available Tablets at the different security desks on campus.
The Concordia University Security Department offers an investigation service for all infractions committed contrary to the policies, regulations and codes in effect at the university.
Furthermore, the investigative service works in collaboration with several police divisions and external service providers.
This service analyzes the current trends and assesses the risk and threat levels. It puts in place preventative measures and the necessary corrective measures to ensure that our community and our community’s property are safe.