Networking, Technology Services Network Infrastructure Access Service

Provides and controls access to Technology Services physical network infrastructure locations, such as CER's and Telecommunications nodes for IT Pros, Technology Services personnel, F&S, and contractors.
What is a CER Key?

A CER (Communications Equipment Room) key allows employees to access network closets and cabinets to perform their job duties. 

Who can obtain a CER Key? 

IT Pros, F&S, Contractors and Technology Services employees are eligible to obtain a CER or network cabinet key to perform required job duties. However, some restrictions may apply. Please see Networking, Network Infrastructure Access Service, CER Keys for more information. 

How do I obtain a CER Key? 

Please visit Networking, Network Infrastructure Access Service, CER Keys for downloadable forms and complete information or email us at

What is the cost to obtain a CER Key?

There is no charge to obtain a CER Key for your unit. However, your unit will be responsible for any re-keying costs if the key is lost. Lost keys must be reported to immediately to ensure the security of the CERs.

How do I obtain access to Telecommunications Nodes?

Please email us at

KeywordsNetwork Infrastructure Access Service CER keys network closet cm cma it pro   Doc ID54182
OwnerNetworking N.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2015-07-21 15:15:37Updated2023-11-15 15:31:10
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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