UFS Access Management: Non-personnel

Emergency numbers:

  • Duty room (24 hours) 
    - T: +27 51 401 2634 or 401 2911
  • Administrative
    - T: +27 51 401 2600

Access gates:

The following gates are used on campus:

  • MAIN GATE (NELSON MANDELA DRIVE):
  • Open 24 hours for incoming and outward-bound traffic. 7 Days a week
  • WYNAND MOUTON GATE:
  • Open 24 hours for incoming and outward-bound traffic. 7 Days a week  
  • DF MALHERBE GATE (AGRICULTURE)
  • Open 24 hours for incoming and outward-bound traffic. 7 Days a week.
  • ROOSMARYN GATE
  • Open Monday to Friday from 06:00 to 18:00
  • Closed on weekends and holidays 
  • FURSTENBURG ROAD GATE
  • Open Monday to Friday from 06:00 to 18:00
  • Closed on weekends and holidays   

Rendering of service:

Service is rendered on a 24-hour basis. All incidents or requests can be reported at the duty room.

  • Investigation of crime:
    All incidents of crime, whether they concern private or university property, must be reported.
    Cases are investigated internally and also reported to the SA Police Service on behalf of the plaintiff.
  • Certification of documents:
    Copies of documents can be certified at the duty room. This service is available 24/7 from Monday to Monday. The original documents must be available.
  • Affidavits
    This service is available from Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 10:30.

Access permits:

  • All vehicles that use the roads of the university must obtain an access permit annually before 28 February.
  • The access permit must be displayed in a clearly visible spot on the windshield of a vehicle.
  • Motor cycles, etc. must display the permit on a visible spot on the motor cycle.
  • Permits can be purchased at Protection Services at R40 per vehicle and are not transferable.

Temporary use of vehicle:

  • The temporary use of a vehicle that does not have an access permit must be reported to protection services. The concession is only valid for periods shorter than two weeks.

Traffic rules:

The normal traffic rules also apply on the university grounds and offenders will be fined.