Resident Locked out of Dorm Room


Resident locked out/cannot gain access to dorm room.


Residents who have forgotten their keys or have locked themselves out of their dorm rooms should follow the instructions below:

Per Residential Education Residence Hall FAQ/Policies /Procedures regarding residential lockouts:

If you are not able to get into your room please contact

  • Area Office / Hall Office  (See map below for area office locations)
    • 8am-12am (office staff can open your room for you)
    • 12am-8am (call the CA on Duty number

Each residential area has an office that provides replacement keys 

  • Key-Osk (Centralized Key Office) 
    • 10am-12am (Eickhoff Hall 1st Floor,  phone: 609-637-5507 (or x5507 from a campus phone).

If you are locked out of your room during regular Key’Osk hours a spare key can be issued by Key’Osk staff for a maximum 24 hours. After 24 hours an administrative lock change will be executed for security purposes. A valid TCNJ ID is needed for confirmation; if your ID is not available, staff can validate your identity through alternate means.

If your keys are lost please see also see Residential Lock Changes & Related Key Requests

Residemce Hall Area Offices

Residence Hall FAQs




Article ID: 153901
Sat 8/26/23 2:12 PM
Tue 11/21/23 4:57 PM