This policy is set forth by Hocking College in an effort to maintain the integrity of college buildings and their contents and to achieve maximum security while maintaining reasonable usability of college areas. The Facilities Department works to maintain strict control of the campus key and lock systems through various means outlined in this policy to support safety and accountability.
The Facilities Department and Hocking College Police will have unobstructed 24 hours a day, year round means of access in the event of an emergency. It is the policy of Hocking College, that other than during normal working hours, all buildings shall be locked to maintain the safety of the buildings and their content. Keys are issued for entry to College buildings for the purpose of conducting college business only. Issuing keys to students is strictly prohibited.
Cross Reference: Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 3345.13