College of

SS/Flint-1 Access to CHM-Flint (FJB) for MSU-COM Students

Effective Date: January 1, 2016
Responsible Party: Flint Operations Manager
Persons Affected: COM Students, CHM-Flint Administrators and Security, CHM-Flint Community
Assistant Dean/Designee

1.0 Policy/Purpose:

The College of Human Medicine endeavors to provide facilities that support the needs of our
faculty, staff, and students in a manner that allows needed access for university business,
balances applicable safety standards and is in accordance with state and federal law and
university policies including the Clery Act.

1.1 Upon request, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) students may be granted access to use the College of Human Medicine
(CHM-Flint) facility on a 24/7 basis. Access may be requested and granted for no
more than one year at a time and expires on June 30 each year.

1.2 In order to access the facility and to promote safety, students must have a valid and
activated Spartan ID card. MSU-COM students granted access must have their
Spartan ID card visible on their person at all times while using the CHM-Flint facility.

1.3 Access will be provided to the student learning spaces on the first floor only.
Access to the computer lab and/or clinical skills exam rooms may be provided only
if the student is participating in a CHM clerkship program.

1.4 Access is provided to the MSU-COM student only and not to visitors or guests of the

1.5 Students are expected to behave in a respectful and professional manner at all
times. Any behavior considered to be unprofessional will be reported to the COM
Student Affairs Office and may jeopardize access to the MSU-CHM Flint building for
all MSU-COM students.

1.6 Exceptions to this policy may be made by the CHM Associate Dean for

2.0 Definitions:

2.1 Clery Act: Federal legislation that requires all colleges and universities that
participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about
crime on and near their respective campuses. Compliance is monitored by the
United States Department of Education, which can impose civil penalties, up to
$27,500 per violation, against institutions for each infraction and can suspend
institutions from participating in federal student financial aid programs.

2.2 Business Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

3.0 Procedures:

3.1 MSU-COM student desiring access to CHM Flint building sends an email request
to the CHM Flint Community Assistant Dean (CAD) or designee.

3.2 If request is approved, the CAD notifies the Flint Security Manager via email and
provides student name and contact information.

3.3 Flint Security Manager contacts the student to request proxy numbers from the
student’s MSU Spartan ID card.

3.4 Flint Security Manager programs access for the student’s Spartan ID card.

3.5 When visiting the building, the MSU-COM student will:

  • Park vehicle (if applicable) in designated visitor spaces.
  • Swipe ID card to gain entrance to building and learning spaces.
  • Maintain respectful and professional behavior at all times.