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DePaul campus visitor management policy returns to normal

DePaul University will revert its campus visitor management policy back to pre-pandemic operations for the first time since March of 2020. The policy change will now enable DePaul students to welcome all vaccinated guests into their on-campus housing units.

HID launches new OMNIKEY Secure Element for desktop readers

Trusted identity solutions provider, HID Global, has announced its new OMNIKEY Secure Element for the company's desktop reader portfolio. The new secure element will be the successor to HID iCLASS SE Processor and will serve as the foundation for the company's new OMNIKEY Platform.

Marquette to pilot 24/7 secure access policy in residence hall

Marquette University is set to pilot a new 24/7 secure access policy in one of its on-campus residence halls. The pilot is part of a larger plan to pursue more comprehensive, secured entry strategies for all campus residence halls.

George Washington amends visitor management, quarantining policies

George Washington University amended its visitor management policy on campus this semester, restricting on-campus students from visiting other residence halls and limiting the number of visitors. The changes to the visitor management policies are a response to COVID related concerns on campus and the surrounding community.

CU Denver reports drop in theft following visible ID policy

The University of Colorado Denver began a pilot initiative this past fall that required all campus community members to display their campus IDs when entering select CU Denver buildings. The pilot program was both a response to a reported increase in theft and unauthorized individuals entering campus buildings, and a request from students for an additional layer of security.

Suffolk using campus card system to track student vaccination status

Like many institutions across the country, Suffolk University required students and staff to be vaccinated, or obtain an exemption, in order to return to campus in the fall. So the university developed a way to leverage its campus card access control system to ensure that student vaccine status is in keeping with the university’s protocols for facility access.

George Washington amends res hall visitor management policies

George Washington University has made changes to its residence hall visitor management policies that will keep the campus in line with COVID-19 restrictions. Students living in on campus housing can now invite one guest from their residence hall into their room at a time.

Entrust launches new ‘Visitor Management as a Service’ solution

Trusted identity, payments and data protection provider, Entrust, launched its new Adaptive Issuance Visitor Management as a Service (VMaaS) solution. Entrust's VMaaS is a cloud-based solution that enables a more modern, trusted approach to enterprise visitor management and security.

UMass Amherst preps for Super Bowl weekend

The Super Bowl carries a massive amount of excitement for football fans. For UMass Amherst, that impact has become all too familiar in recent years with the success of local franchises like the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. An email has been circulated to UMass students alerting them to changes on campus ahead of the Super Bowl.

University police demonstrate ways to keep dorms secure

At the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, campus officials are trying to better educate students of the dangers of "piggybacking." To help illustrate the point, UCCS Police have put together a short informative video demonstrating what piggybacking is and why students should avoid letting it happen.
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