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Campus Safety 2021 Access Control & Lockdown Survey

IMPORTANT: Please click on the "submit" button at the bottom of the survey when you are finished taking it, even if you don't answer all of the questions.

1. Please describe the campus/district or institution you are responsible for protecting: *This question is required.
4. Do you have adequate door hardware to protect against outside threats? *This question is required.
5. When you go into lockdown, how confident are you that you can fully account for everyone in your building(s), including visitors, volunteers and contractors? *This question is required.
6. In the past two years, has your campus/district/institution adopted new or upgraded any of the following? If not, are you considering doing so in the near future? *This question is required.
Space Cell YesYes -- and we are considering adding more within the next 2 yearsNo -- but we are considering doing so within the next 2 yearsNo
Card and/or biometric access control system(s)
Locks and/or door hardware
Visitor management system(s)
NFC/BLE mobile phone access control
Fences
Secure front entrance vestibule(s)
Window safety and/or security solution(s)
Lockdown/shelter-in-place policies and procedures
7. Approximately how much of your campus can lockdown? *This question is required.
8. For the parts of your campus that CAN be locked down, how quickly can that be accomplished?
9.

PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL: Aside from cost/budget issues, how significant have been the following challenges that you may have faced during the past two years?

Space Cell Extremely challengingVery challengingSomewhat challengingMarginally challengingLittle or no challengeI don't know
Our campus layout is open, so it's very difficult to lockdown our campus or control access
Our students, faculty and/or staff are required to carry too many credentials or keys
Lack of metal detection, or our detectors need to be upgraded
Lack of a visitor management system, or the system we have needs to be upgraded
Design and/or placement of our windows makes us vulnerable to safety and security incidents
Tracking and managing keys
10. What challenges do you face with your ID card issuance process today? (select all that apply)
  *This question is required.
11.

ACCESS CONTROL, LOCK and LOCKDOWN POLICY & PERSONNEL ISSUES: Aside from cost/budget issues, how significant have been the following challenges that you may have faced during the past two years?

Space Cell Extremely challengingVery challengingSomewhat challengingMarginally challengingLittle or no challengeI don't know
Policies supporting our access control system(s) don't exist or the ones we have need to be upgraded
We don't have enough staff to operate our access control system(s) and/or locks
Staff don't know how to effectively manage our access control system(s)
Support/buy-in from students, faculty and/or staff is lagging
Support/buy-in from management/administration is lagging
IT department buy-in/support and cooperation lagging
12. Has your campus/district/institution experienced any of the following problems with its locks/door hardware in the past two years? (Check all that apply).
Space Cell YesNoI don't know
Our locks and door hardware have not been properly maintained
Our locks and door hardware are not properly configured for safety and security
Doors that should have locks on them do not
Students, staff, administrators and teachers are not trained on our access control policies or don't follow our policies (regarding things like propping doors open, for example)
13.

ACCESS CONTROL TECHNOLOGY: Aside from cost/budget issues, how significant have been the following challenges that you may have faced during the past two years?

Space Cell Extremely challengingVery challengingSomewhat challengingMarginally challengingLittle or no challengeI don't know
We don't have a card access control or biometric system installed on our campus
We can't find a good integrator to install our equipment
I want to install more access control technology, but I don't have the expertise to know where to start
Maintenance of card access systems (If you don't have a card or biometric access control system installed, skip this question)
Older access system(s) can't integrate/interoperate with new access control systems (If you don't have a card or biometric access control system installed, skip this question)
Our access system(s) isn't integrated with our other public safety systems (e.g. video surveillance, intrusion, fire, etc.) (If you don't have a card or biometric access control system installed, skip this question)
Access control software bugs and updates (If you don't have a card or biometric access control system installed, skip this question)
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