NOTE: The cost of a set of keys is $45.00, payable to Queen’s University by cheque, cash, or online payment. (If paying by cash, the exact amount is required—we do not make change). $40.00 of this fee is refundable when all keys and proximity card are returned.

The provision of a key(s) and/or proximity card is conditional upon the endorsement below of the supervising professor involved and the agreement of the applicant to comply with all the rules listed below.

The date from which keys are required.
The date one which the keys will be returned.
Area Room Number Key Requested

Upon submitting this form, you are agreeing to the following:

  1. The key(s) to doors in the BioSciences Complex issued to me are to be used to expedite/make possible work essential to my biology course(s).
  2. I will lend the key(s) to no one.
  3. I will admit no one to the BioScience Complex.
  4. I will not “block” any door to permit later entry to someone else.
  5. I will ensure that any door I open closes securely behind me.
  6. I will leave equipment I use in a safe condition and position and will not move any equipment from one room to another.
  7. I will return the key(s) and/or proximity card as soon as the need described on the application is over. I will not retain key(s) and/or proximity card beyond the required period without re-application of their use. Failure to return key(s) and/or proximity card shall result in forfeiture of my deposit.
  8. If I lose my key(s) and/or proximity card, I will pay an additional $45.00 deposit for a replacement set of key(s) and/or proximity card.
  9. Any person who does not abide by these conditions will lose key and/or proximity card privileges and/or withholding of marks/degree until all keys are returned/accounted for.
  10. Using your Proximity Card leaves an electronic record which can be used to verify door entry/exit.


The Biology Department resides in the Biosciences Complex on the Queen's University campus. This facility also houses the School of Environmental Studies, as well as faculty from Chemistry, Geology and Geography, three Chemical engineering labs, three Chemical engineering labs, and the Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory (PEARL), a world-class facility for studying long-term environmental and ecological change.