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Must pass desk to get in?

Desk Hours

Extra workers?

Sign in sheet for visitors?*

Guest lists?*

Visitor escort needed?

Keys available at desk?

Changes this semester

Locked out of dorm?

Baker

Yes

8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

During dining hours

During the evening

No

Yes

Yes

Two workers during dining hours.

Knock or call

Burton Conner

Yes

8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

No

Yes

Online

Yes

Yes

No

Get buzzed in

Bexley

No

8 a.m. to midnight

No

No

No

No

No

No

Knock to be let in

East Campus

No

8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

No

No

No

No

No

No keys for checkout at desk

Call to bet let in

MacGregor

No

7:45 a.m. to 1 a.m.

No

Yes

At desk

Yes

Yes

No

Knock or call

Maseeh**

Yes

7:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

During dining hours

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Knock

McCormick

Yes

7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

During dining

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Two workers during dining hours.

Knock or ring bell

New House

No

8 a.m. to midnight

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No longer allowed to check out keys to non residents.

Knock or call to be let in

Next House

Yes

8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

During dining hours

Yes

At desk

Yes

Yes

Two workers during dining hours.

Ring doorbell, talk to desk worker

Random Hall

Uncertain

8 a.m. to midnight weekdays, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. weekends

No

Yes

At desk

After midnight

Yes

No longer allowed to check out keys to non residents.

Knock, talk to desk worker

Senior House

Yes

8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Knock

Simmons

No

7:15 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.

During dining hours

Yes

Online

Yes, if not on guest list. If on guest list, no.

Yes

Two workers during dining hours.

Knock

*Many dormitories have sign-in sheets and guest lists for visitors, but their use is not always enforced.

**Maseeh hires non-students to staff their front desk.