Alabama Supercomputer Authority Policy

POLICY: ASAP14 - R6
Title: Access to the George C. Wallace Supercomputer Center
DATE: 05/01/94:Revised 3/24/05
Distribution: ASA Staff, Contractor Personnel, and ASA Clients

A. OVERVIEW

This policy defines the procedure governing physical access to the George C. Wallace Supercomputer Center (GCWSC).

B. ACCESS CONTROL PROCEDURE

Access to the GCWSC is electronically controlled 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Electronic "keys" are be assigned to necessary and essential personnel based on a category system (see below). Each key is electronically encoded for facility access and tracking purposes. The ASA facilities manager is responsible for the issuance and accounting for all keys. The ASA facilities manager is also responsible for maintaining the electronic access control and camera system.

C. GCWSC ACCESS LIST

The access list for GCWSC is structured into three sections or categories:

1.Category 1 - Permanent Staff

2.Category 2 - Approved on-site Users

3. Category 3 - Other building visitors

b. Tours and Training Sessions

c. Vendors and Maintenance Personnel

All other visitors to the GCWSC will be required to sign the visitor log. They must be announced to their point of contact who will then give operations personnel verbal acceptance and instructions.

Only Category 1 management may grant exceptions to this procedure; such exceptions are to be documented in the visitor log and acknowledged by the member of management granting the exception and initialing the entry.

D. OFFICE ASSIGNMENTS

Office assignment will be the responsibility of the ASA CEO. A copy of the approved space application indicating room number and length of stay will be provided to ASA. The ASA facilities manager is responsible for providing access to the assigned office space and whatever communications they might need.


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