Washington State University
SAFETY AND SECURITY
BUSINESS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL
After-Hours Use of University Buildings
Only authorized individuals may be in University buildings after
regular working hours.
An authorized person carries a CougarCard when accessing University buildings
after normal working hours. The individual presents the card to WSU Police
or security staff upon request. See 10.08
for CougarCard procedures.
University security staff call WSU Police for assistance if
they are unable to verify an individual's identity and/or reason for being
in the building after hours.
WSU Police escort any unidentified and/or unauthorized individual from the
building. WSU Police may take other appropriate law enforcement action against
Individuals who are in University buildings after hours assume
the following responsibilities:
- Observing all safety and fire regulations.
- Turning out all lights when not in use.
- Closing and locking all doors upon leaving. (This includes outside
entrance doors as well as interior doors.)