Access Control Office

The Access Control Office is located in room 140 Chase Hall.

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30 pm. Sunday hours may be offered at the beginning and end of the school year.

Faculty and Staff may request keys and additional access with this form.

If you are requesting keys and additional access for students, please use the link above, “After Hours Access”.

Key Pick Up

Key pick up is in room 140 Chase Hall, outside Chase Lounge.

The hours for key pickup for Fall 2014 are as follows:

First Year Students and Athletes

AESOP participants and Football, Monday, August 25 Chase Hall 8am to 4pm

Mens and Womens Cross Country, Field Hockey, Mens and Womens Soccer and Vollyball, Tuesday, August 26 Chase Hall 8am to 4pm

First Year Orientation Saturday, August 30 8am to 1pm Chase Hall

First Year Students must present a valid government issued photo id for the issuance of a Bates ID Card.

Upper Class Students

You will need your id card to pick up your key. If you have lost your id card, please report it lost so a replacement is ready for you when you return to campus.

Friday, August 29 8am to 5pm Chase Hall

Saturday August 30 8am to 5pm Chase Hall

(remember, First Year Orientation is Saturday morning)

Sunday August 31 10am to 5pm Chase Hall

Monday September 1 8am to 4:30pm

First Board Plan Meal Monday September 1 evening meal

You are the only person who may pick up your key. We do not issue keys to siblings, room mates, friends or leave in mail boxes or at security. If you are not able to arrive within office hours, you may call Security when you arrive at your dorm to be let into your room. You are allowed one no charge lock out per semester. Security may be busy with other lockouts after office hours, please be patient.


Key Return

All College keys are due Sunday, May 25th. The charge for an unreturned key is $100.

You are responsible for returning your keys at the end of your school year. Do not expect someone else to return them for you or give them to someone for their use. If Chase Hall is closed when you attempt to return your keys, you may return them to the Security Office at 245 College Street.

Because of summer events on campus, lock changes will begin May 27th.

If you forgot to return your keys before you left campus, please contact the Access Control Office at The keys may be mailed to: Access Control Office, Chase Hall,  56 Campus Ave, Lewiston, ME 04240. Please use a padded envelope so the keys do not tear through the envelope while in the mail system.