Admissions & Aid
Entry to the Brooklyn College campus by students, staff, and faculty is by presentation of a valid Brooklyn College photo ID card. Visitors may enter the campus by obtaining a visitor pass at any of the visitor entrances.
Entry / exit points for the college community and visitors are as follows:
All other entry / exit points not mentioned above are prohibited for normal use. They are for emergency purposes only.
Visitors must present some form of valid personal photo ID and state their destination prior to receiving a visitor pass.
Offices and departments are urged to notify Security at 718.951.5511 or by fax at 718.951.4840 of expected visitors so that visitor passes will be awaiting their arrival at the specified entrance.
Students, staff, and faculty who have been issued a Brooklyn College ID card but are not in possession of their ID card, can present a Digital ID (from the BC Navigator App) or can obtain a one-day temporary ID at any visitor’s entrance.
The campus is normally open from 7 a.m. (access from 24-hour entrances) to 11 p.m. All other gates mentioned above are open from 7:15 a.m. to 11 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, and 7:15 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays.
During intersessions and recesses, when there are no classes, the campus is open for normal business.
The college is closed on public holidays and on any other designated days, as published on the Academic Calendar.
Twenty-four-hour entry for authorized personnel is through the Whitehead Hall, Roosevelt Hall, and James Hall entrances for pedestrians and through the Avenue H (West) Gate for cars. It is requested that IDs be worn.
When the campus is closed, the following persons have authorized after-hours access or are permitted to remain on campus during closed hours:
Students seeking after hours or 24-hour access, must complete the Request for 24-Hour Access form, submitted to Student Affairs.
Staff requesting 24-hour access must submit a written request from the supervising departmental head to the director of public safety for approval.
After-hours access approval is normally granted only through 11 p.m. Other arrangements must be approved by the director of public safety or his designee.
Inquiries can be made to the Public Safety Office, 0202 Ingersoll Hall, 718.951.5511.