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Building Access for Students

The Medjuck Building is open weekdays from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Your DalCard provides access after-hours (including weekends, holidays, and term breaks) via the north, east, and southwest entrances. Your building access will continue until August 31, assuming that you remain registered. To arrange access, please follow these steps closely:

Building Access For New Students (B1; BCD1 and MPlan1)

  1. Pay the admission deposit for your program on Dal Online.
  2. Register for fall courses on Dal Online.
  3. Go to Student Services (next to the entrance to B Building) to pick up your DalCard and have it activated.
  4. Take your activated DalCard to the Dean's secretary (Room HB6) to request access to the Medjuck Building.
  5. Call 902-494-2334 to set your DalCard PIN.
  6. The next day you'll receive an e-mail from Card Services, confirming that your PIN has been set.
  7. A day later, you can test your building access after-hours: Wave your card in front of the keypad, move it away, then enter your four-digit PIN.
  8. If it doesn't work, go to Student Services the next day to confirm that your student information is correct and complete. Then repeat steps 5–7.
  9. If it still doesn't work, see the Dean's secretary.

Building Access For Continuing Students (B5, M2, M5; BCD2, BCD3, BCD4, MPlan2)

  1. Register for courses on Dal Online.
  2. Go to Student Services to have your DalCard re-activated.
  3. Take your activated DalCard to the Dean's secretary to request access to the Medjuck Building.
  4. Call 902-494-2334 to reset your DalCard PIN.
  5. The next day you'll receive an e-mail from Card Services, confirming that your PIN has been reset.
  6. A day later, you can test your building access after-hours.
  7. If it doesn't work, go to Student Services the next day to confirm that your student information is correct and complete. Then repeat steps 4–6.
  8. If it still doesn't work, see the Dean's secretary.

Student Key

For after-hours access to certain rooms inside the building, Architecture students can obtain a student key (UA07) and Planning students can obtain two student keys (UA07 and UA11). UA07 opens the doors to the Architecture studios and two computer labs (HA30 and HB1). UA11 opens the door to the Planning area. Keys will be available at the start of the term and should be returned to the Faculty office when you eventually leave at the end of your program.

Security

When you unlock an exterior door, it will remain unlocked for 50 seconds or until the door is opened and closed. If you decide not to enter, don't just walk away; open the door and close it again, so that a stranger can't enter while it's unlocked.

Do not let anyone you don't recognize enter the building with you. Thieves look like everyone else and lie about why they don't have a card. For everyone's safety, there is ZERO tolerance for strangers in the building after hours. To report a stranger, call Security using the red phone in the studio or at 902-494-6400. Do not share your DalCard, PIN, or key with anyone: partners, relatives, taxi drivers, or pizza drivers. You are responsible for everyone's safety.