Security tips and safety precautions – 23 December 2020 to 4 January 2021

Posted on December 15, 2020

Dear colleagues

Gates and access control

From 12:00 on 23 December 2020 to 06:00 on 4 January 2021, vehicle access to Hatfield Campus will be restricted to the University Road entrance (P3, which provides access to the Engineering Parkade and the Ring Road). The vehicle gates in Prospect Street, Roper Street and Lunnon Road will be closed to traffic.

During this period, only the pedestrian gates in Lunnon Road, Prospect Street and University Road (24-hour access) will be operational, and these will only be accessible by means of a valid staff or student card.

Motorists and pedestrians will have to complete a visitor’s register at the following gates (as well as presenting a valid staff or student card):

South Campus
LC de Villiers Sports Grounds
Hillcrest Campus
Onderstepoort Campus
Groenkloof Campus
Mamelodi Campus
Prinshof Campus
HW Snyman boom gate
Kalafong Hospital
University Road entrance (Hatfield Campus)


Please note that all ATMs on all campuses will be emptied and switched off on 23 December 2020. The service will be resumed early in January 2021. 

Office safety

Please put any valuable items inside your office and lock the door before you go on holiday. Please leave your office keys at home and not in your holiday vehicle.
Switch off all air conditioners, lights, radios, computers, printers, etc. before you leave.
Close the office windows.

If you need assistance, contact the 24-hour Operational Management Centre at Security Services at 012 420 2310/2760, or the 24-hour UP operational manager on duty at 083 654 0476.

Thank you for your cooperation in this regard.

PK Mmushi



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