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Access Control: Lock and Key Services

The UCSD Lock Shop ensures the safety and security of campus facilities by establishing and maintaining all campus Master Key and electronic access-control systems.

Medical Center employees: For repairs and maintenance, including keys, call Facilities Engineering (Hillcrest), 619-543-6454, 24 hours a day.

The Lock Shop provides a variety of services to campus customers:

Service Frequency
Maintain all campus Master Key systems Constant
Create Master Key systems for new buildings As needed
Maintain electronic-access control systems, including consultation regarding appropriate access for specific space and security requirements Upon request*
Maintain electronic UCID door card swiping systems Upon request*
Provide security consultation Upon request*
Key cutting Upon request*
Re-key doors, cabinets, and desks (Departments are responsible for all costs associated with key replacement and re-keying of locks, including replacement keys for Facilities Management.) Upon request*
Change combinations on safes Upon request*
Perform preventive maintenance on door hardware As needed
Repair and replace locksets As needed/ Upon request*
Provide key verification/ access for authorized users Upon request*
*Customer-funded service