Campus Access Control System
Installation Process/ Phase Three
Once the contract has been awarded the work of installing the system can begin. This work includes:
- Installing conduit and running electrical cable between the doors and the controller panel
- Installing door hardware such as, electric locks, door status monitors, and Request to Exit Monitors.
- Installing electronics, building processor, card readers, etc.
The project manager will over see this installation.
Door Access Plans Finalized
Near completion of the installation the Building Access Coordinator (BAC), Building Access Control Manager, Site Protection, and the Project Coordinator continue to meet. Decisions are made to establish clearance codes for individuals working in the building, building hours are set, and the grouping of doors for access is determined. During this time the Facilities Department gives each door a number and alarm name so that each door is uniquely identified. Decisions about the design and placement of the signage identifying each door is approved by the Office of Design and Construction, Facilities.
Building Contact Pre “Go Live” Meeting
Prior to the system “going live”, the Building Access Control Manager, Site Protection, your Building Access Coordinator meet to fully discuss the ongoing role each will play. One of these duties is to communicate with everyone working in the building when the system will “go live.” At this meeting the following discussions take place:
- The CACS system as installed is fully reviewed.
- The Building Access Coordinator and Department Access Facilitator Users Manual is distributed and discussed in detail.
- Communications announcing the “go live” date for the building are discussed and draft copies of the e-mail notification previewed.
- Ongoing duties of the BACs are fully discussed.