Allegion’s portfolio of mechanical and electro-mechanical solutions, coupled with our plastic and mobile credentials, help institutions secure their complex campuses. 

Our products are designed to work with a variety of access control systems and credentials. This helps you leverage your existing investment and makes deploying new access control technologies seamless. 

From student housing and academic buildings to administrative buildings and sports complexes, Allegion offers solutions that balance security with operational efficiencies, while enhancing the student and staff experience with door access.  


Featured Videos

The University of Tennessee Mobile Credentials by Allegion


See how mobile improved the student experience at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Video chat: Wireless locks in campus residences


This chat discusses the value of more advanced, secure access technologies at student doors. 

NACCU video: Avoid being trapped


NACCU interviews Jeff Koziol about the importance of interoperability with campus ID card technology. Here's why you should leave your options open. 

Featured Articles

How to keep credential control in your hands with custom encryption keys


Flexibility is what protects your freedom to choose best-in-class solutions that fit the specific needs of your campus.

How to choose a new campus card technology


This infographic shows what to consider when upgrading to a more secure campus card technology.

Mobile credential trends in higher education


A survey from the NACCU Technology Research Committee explored the adoption of mobile student IDs at colleges and universities. 

Why interoperability is even more important today


Does it matter if your campus card technology is open or proprietary? Yes, especially with the rise of mobile credentials and new campus tech. 

FAQ: Mobile Credentials for Universities


Questions about mobile student IDs? We've got your answers here.

College campus lockdowns and the role of the campus card


With in-person learning back, it’s important that your campus security is prepared for any situation.


Allegion consultants are experts in securing your campus. From student residence halls to academic buildings to administrative offices, we can help identify the right security solutions to fit with your campus technologies including:


Access control coordination to align existing technologies with open architecture solutions to provide a seamless campus card experience. 


Help you standardize on solutions and products across your campus to streamline costs and drive consistency throughout your buildings.


Assess your campus/building for compliance with current codes, ADA, and lockdown capabilities and make suggestions for improving school security.


Assist with layered security approach to key control, combining standard open security with restricted solutions to provide you total control of your campus.


Architectural consulting and specifications for new construction and renovation projects. 



All in on Allegion.

"As an institution that values innovation, it’s important to us that we are always adapting to the way students use technology to enhance the campus experience. Being able to access the VolCard on your mobile device is another way UT is continuously improving to meet expectations for a modern campus."

- Chris C, Senior Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville