Key Policy

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A key that grants 24/7 access to the MakeICT Makerspace can be obtained, at the discretion of the Security Group, by members who meet the following criteria:

1. Participate in a New Member Orientation and be an active member in good standing with MakeICT and all of its programs.

2. Become part of the community by meeting people and completing a Member Key Application.

  • This application includes 6 signatures:
- 2 Board Members
- 2 Area Leads
- 2 Active Keyed Members
  • Each signature must be unique and signify signers are comfortable with you having a key to the space.
  • Be prepared to answer questions about yourself, you are going to make 6 friends with the signatures above.
  • These signers will be signing a sheet to give you a key to one of their homes, they will act like it.
  • Signers reserve the right to ask you to stay around longer before signing your key application.
  • Security Officers cannot sign Member Key Applications.

3. Contact the Security Group and present your Member Key Application to request a key (Easiest on a Maker Monday).

  • Security Officers will ask you questions to get acquainted with you, similar to when you get your signatures.

  • A lost key must be reported immediately so that it can be deactivated. If the key is found later, it can be reactivated.
  • A member may not loan their key to any other person; doing so may result in forfeiture of the key and/or the right to have a key to the makerspace.
  • Keys are a privilege and may be revoked by security if necessary.

Approved by the board on January 2, 2017 Additions on 30 May 2017