The FMS Lock Shop provides and maintains access controls for the physical security of campus facilities, equipment and people.  We provide and enforce procedures related to:  locking hardware, electrified access controls, door maintenance,  and key control, issuance and distribution.

SPECIAL NOTICES:
  • Only pre-authorized Key Requestors are allowed to submit a request to FMS Customer Resource Center. To determine who the Authorized Key Requestor is, contact your Building Supervisor.
  • The installation of non-university standard locks, door security devices, access control equipment, and/or padlocks is strictly prohibited.
  • Use the information below to help the FMS Staff best meet service request needs.
KEY REQUESTS
  • Identify building, floor and room number.
  • Provide specific key number(s).
  • Determine quantity of keys needed.
  • Include name(s) and identification number(s) of each key holder.
  • For “master” and “sub-master” keys, provide internal requisition and account numbers ($50 fee/key).

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LOCK CHANGE/RE-KEY
  • Specify the reason for lock change (i.e. move, reassignment, new staff, lost or stolen keys, theft, vandalism).
  • Provide specific instructions (i.e. keyed to an existing master).
  • Specify quantities of each key needed.
  • Include name(s) and identification number(s) for each of key holder.

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NEW INSTALLATIONS

Installations can vary based on time and materials.  To get an estimate for a new lock, call CRC at (213) 740-6833 and ask for the Lock Shop to get a consultation.

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LOCK REPAIRS
  • Identify the building, floor and room number.
  • Identify the type of lock you have.
    • Stand-alone using coded access (Omni or AD).
    • Networked card reader (Lenel).
    • Standard Mechanical (using a key).
  • Specify the problem with the lock.
    • Red light flashes.
    • Key is broken or stuck.
    • Key goes in but doesn’t open.
    • Other.

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ROUTINE COSTS

NOTE: The costs below are "good faith estimates" that may vary based on the type of door, type of lock, ADA code requirement, USC policies, and City of Los Angeles Fire Department regulations.

Keys/Access Service Provided
  • Lock Change (per core) - $125.00 (estimated cost for labor and materials)
  • Mechanical Repairs/Support - No Charge
  • Master and Sub-Master Keys - $50/each key
  • OMNI Access Programming  - $50.00/hour
  • OMNI Software/Access Support - $50.00/hour
  • OMNIPDA Support - $50.00/hour
  • OMNI Lock Purchase & Installation - Varies (based on labor and materials)
  • OMNI Lock Battery Change  - $50/hour