Resolution 16-17: ALTERNATIVE ACCESS

Number 16-17
Description Have an alternate way to access architecture studio if student loses their ID over the weekend
Authored by Ashford Sonii
Sponsored by Nawal Joulani
Date Submitted Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Date Considered Wednesday, January 1, 1000
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Academic Affairs
Result n/a
Remarks Amended on 11/29/2016 The committee decided to kill the resolution after finding out during the research that MavExpress has already invested in the updated software and is investing in updating locks that could be connected through the internet. These locks will be installed in phases starting summer of 2017. The new software and new locks will allow UTA to have a system where students can get a temporary access code if they are locked out of buildings.
Whereas Students at the University of Texas at Arlington sometimes misplace their ID's and the only way to get into their work spaces is by using their ID; and
Whereas If students misplace their IDs on a weekday, they have a chance to get a new one made by MavExpress. However, if they misplace their ID during the weekend, there is no alternative way to access their work spaces; and
Whereas Some classes may have weekend exams/clinicals that require UTA identification; and
Whereas Students are required to have their UT Arlington student IDs in order to access research labs, architecture studios, art labs, music studios, etc.; and
Whereas This leads to students letting their peers inside the work spaces, which poses a safety issue.
Be It Further Resolved That An alternative identification system be established to resolve the aforementioned issues during the weekend.