Access Control

Security Systems

The Department of Access Control and Security Systems provides services to Cleveland State's campus community in the areas of integrated access control, CCTV, Emergency Notification Systems Voice Emergency Notification System (VENS) and (CSUAlert), Central Station Monitoring (Fire, access and duress) including the fire fiber loop and security support.

Please call 216.687.5386 for assistance. To report all campus emergencies (police, fire, medical, hazmat) dial 9-1-1 from any campus telephone. Cell phone users should also dial 9-1-1 and tell the operator to connect you with CSU Police.

How To Use a Keybox


Emergency Notifications

  • Click here to download the Emergency Notifications Systems document (VENS & CSUalert)
  • Click here to download the Emergency Notification Plan

Security and Life Safety Systems

  • CSUAlert Notification System
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
    • Initial design
  • Viewing Accounts
    • Repairs
  • Community Accessible Television (CATV) and Signboard
    • Emergency messaging only
  • Building security alarms
    • Initial Design
    • Training
    • False Alarm Reduction
  • Maintenance
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Fire Fiber Monitoring Loop