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How to use your McGill ID card in the reader

  • Put your id card up to the reader. Repeat until the green light is blinking.
  • Open the door within 5 seconds.
  • To leave the building, simply stand by the door. A sensor above the door will unlock the system for your exit.
  • Do not allow others to enter or leave via your card.
  • Do not bring in friends under your card.
  • Do not hold the door open for more than 10 seconds.

Only visitors with specific chair/security authorization privileges are permitted in the building during card access times.

Failure to observe these rules will result in entry privileges being revoked. Contact security if you have any problems at 514-398-7770.