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Card Access Info

All Medical Center employees and students are issued identification cards, which will also serve as your key to enter the Medical Center complex after hours. It is extremely important that you safeguard this card.

University Policy

All employees and students are required to wear proper identification badges. Students and employees without visible badges may be stopped by police.

After Hours Access

For your safety, the Medical Center is locked after hours. Entry is restricted to certain after-hour access points. If you have problems, contact the Police Dispatcher at 913-588-5030 or use any direct line blue telephone.

Care of Your Card

  1. Report lost or stolen identification cards to your department's coordinator immediately. If they are not available, contact the Police at 913-588-5030.
  2. The only stickers that should be attached to your identification card are the student validation sticker, a bar code from Dykes Library or a bar code from  Kirmeyer Fitness Center. Care should be taken not to cover the magnetic stripe on the rear of the card.
  3. Do not put any type of pin through the card. Do not bend the card.
  4. Lost, stolen or damaged cards may be replaced for a fee.
  5. The University of Kansas Health System (Hospital) badge office is located at B314 in KU Hospital. The hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  6. The University badge office is located in Delp F G079.  The hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed from noon until 1:00 p.m.
  7. If a specific reader does not work or the door will not open or close properly, a system hardware problem may exist. Contact Facilities Operations Production Control (913-588-7928) or the Police Dispatcher (913-588-5030) for repairs.
  8. If your card does not work in a Hospital area door, email If your card does not work in a University area door, email  Please include your card number in either email.
  9. If there is a new area you need access to, the manager of that area will have to make the request.

Please note that the Police Department does not determine access to each of the card access areas. The department or departments that control the area determine who should have access.

24-Hour Card Access Point Locations

  • KU Hospital east doors/north end
  • KU Hospital Emergency Department
  • KU Hospital receiving dock
  • Smith south main
  • Olathe Pavilion main
  • Student Center tunnel
  • Chapel
  • Murphy front west doors first floor
  • Taylor south
  • Orr Major southeast
  • Hixon Atrium north
  • Delp courtyard
  • Murphy courtyard
  • KU Hospital south door
  • KU Hospital basement level
  • Miller south
  • Child Development Unit west
  • Olathe Garage tunnel
  • Student Center dock
  • Murphy North east ground level
  • School of Nursing
  • Orr Major north
  • Hixon Atrium south
  • 39th Street Walkway (Dykes Side)
  • Wescoe courtyard

Doors Open to Everyone During Listed Hours

  • KU Hospital front doors 
    6 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
    7 days a week
  • Auxiliary Garden
    6 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
    7 days a week
  • Miller tunnel (from ground floor of hospital)
    7 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Olathe Pavilion main entrance
    5:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
    7 days a week
  • Student Center main
    6 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Murphy front entrance (west)
    6 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Emergency Department north entrance
    24 hours a day
    7 days a week
  • Medical Office Building (MOB)
    6 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Smith south main entrance
    7 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Olathe Pavilion tunnel entrance
    5:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
    7 days a week
  • Radiation Oncology
    5:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Orr Major main entrance (north)
    6 a.m.-10 p.m.
    7 days a week
Public Safety

University of Kansas Medical Center
Public Safety Department
Mail Stop 1004
2100 West 36th Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-5030
Fax: 913-588-5124