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Exterior Building Access

Policies and Procedures

As part of its Healthy Clark COVID Plan, Clark University has updated its policies and procedures for accessing buildings during the fall 2021 semester (Aug. 16–Dec. 15, 2021).

fall 2021 Semester
Academic Buildings Monday–Friday
Doors unlocked: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Doors locked; community swipe access: 5–10  p.m.

Saturday–Sunday
Doors locked (restricted access)
Goddard Library and Academic Commons  Academic Commons (1st floor)
Monday–Friday
Doors unlocked: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Doors locked; community swipe access: 5 p.m.–4 a.m.

Library floors 2–5
Beginning Aug. 23, 2021
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–Midnight
Friday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon–Midnight
Higgins University Center Monday–Friday
Doors unlocked: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Doors locked; community swipe access: 7 p.m.–11 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday
Doors unlocked: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Doors locked; community swipe access: 7 p.m.–11 p.m.
Kneller Athletic Center Dolan Field House Granger Fields
Athletic Facilities Doors locked; community swipe access:

Monday–Thursday
7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Friday
7 a.m.–8 p.m.

Saturday
10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Sunday
10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Doors locked; community swipe access:

Sunday–Friday
Noon–10 p.m.

Saturday
8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Doors locked; community swipe access:

Sunday–Friday
9 a.m.–10 p.m.

Saturday
8 a.m.–8 p.m.

Notes:

  • “Community swipe access” means the buildings are accessible to anyone with a current Clark OneCard/ID.
  • The academic buildings are Carlson Hall, Dana Commons, Estabrook Hall, Geography Building, Jefferson Academic Center, Jonas Clark Hall, Lasry Center for Bioscience, Little Center (closed for renovations 2021–22), Math/Physics Building, Sackler Sciences Center, Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center, and Traina Center.
  • Faculty and staff needing access to their buildings outside of community swipe or open times may request building access through their department administrators, who will coordinate with University Police. Please note previously granted permissions will remain in effect and it is not necessary to request additional access.
  • Any building not referenced is locked with authorized access only.