Access Control Office

The Access Control Office is located in the Campus Safety Building, 245 College Street.

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

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00 pm. Sunday hours may be offered at the beginning and end of the school year.

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


Key Pick Up

Information for Fall 2022 return may be available in August of 2022.


Key Return

Please return all College keys before you leave campus. Keys are returned to the Access Control Office in the Campus Safety building. The building is open 24 hours a day, and a key drop box is available at the Access Control counter.

You are responsible for returning your keys at the end of your school year. Do not leave keys in your room. Do not expect someone else to return the keys for you or give the keys to someone for their use.

All lock changes have been completed or are scheduled. Room keys arriving after July 5th are not eligible for a credit to the student account.

If you forgot to return your keys before you left campus, please contact the Access Control Office at snattres@bates.edu. The keys may be mailed to: Access Control Office, 245 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. Please use a padded envelope so the keys do not tear through the envelope while in the mail system.

Building Access

Student access to all College buildings for students not graduating will end on May 26th at 7 pm. You must make prior arrangements with the Office of Residence Life & Health Education to stay past May 26th at 7pm. You may contact them at housing@bates.edu.

Access will end for graduating students on May 29th at 7pm.