Campus Key Request

Facilities Services Reception Area
Plew Building, 6th Avenue and Grant Street
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday (Closed on University staff holidays)
Fax: 406-994-6572

A Campus Key Request Form  must be received, in advance, before a key may be issued. Student residence keys continue to be handled by Residence Life.

University Staff/Student Key Issues

University staff or students must complete a Campus Key Request form, and obtain all required signatures, in order to receive a University Key. The original Campus Key Request form should be mailed or delivered to Facilities Services in the Plew Building. Please note that anyone receiving a key is required to have a Montana State University GID number for identification.

  • The form may be faxed or emailed to Facilities Services in order to expedite processing. The original, signed, copy must be received by Facilities Services before a key may be issued.
    • Email Instructions: Please include the keyholder's Net ID in lieu of GID on the emailed form.
  • Faxed (406-994-6572) or emailed  ( forms are NOT allowed for requests for building master or restricted keys.
  • Key Requests received by 10:00 am will normally be available for pickup by noon of the next working day. If you need ADA accessibility, please call 406-994-4131 for arrangements. Facilities Services will contact the keyholder when the key is ready, as various factors may cause processing to take more or less time than usual. The key(s) must be picked up, in person, during the hours posted above. The keyholder should bring valid photo identification, and be prepared to sign for all University keys in their possession. Please arrange to pick up your key within thirty days after being informed that it is ready. Key requests may be purged if the key is not picked up in a timely manner, in which case a new key request form will be required.

Key Returns

Keys may be returned to Facilities Services during the hours posted above. Keys should be returned in person. If you need ADA accessibility, please call 406-994-4131 for arrangements. Under extenuating circumstances, keys may be returned for another person as long as all keys held by that person are returned.