Contact Building Security Services


Keys: (515) 294-2483

Access Cards: (515) 294-4211


108 General Services Building
700 Wallace Road
Ames, Iowa 50011

Need keys or card access?

Contact your Department Coordinator


Closed on university holidays

During the academic year

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Summer and holiday breaks

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

About Building Security Services

Building Security Services is a unit within Facilities Planning and Management (FPM) that provides keys and building card access to university faculty, staff, and students and manages surveillance cameras for all general university buildings. It is the intent of Building Security Services to uphold the university policy that all buildings will be locked outside of normal working hours to maximize security of the buildings, occupants, and building contents.

Building Security Services Org Chart