Building Hours

The LECOM facilities are open according to the following schedules during academic sessions:

Monday — Friday 6 a.m. to 12 midnight
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 8 a.m. to 12 midnight

Bayfront: Sunday — Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

LECOM Bradenton: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The facilities are intended for use by students, faculty, support staff and authorized visitors.


The LECOM Security program includes the use of proximity key/cards for identification and access to facilities. All students, faculty and support staff are issued a picture identification card that is also a proximity electronic key/card.

The combination ID card and key/card must be visibly worn above the waist at all times while on campus and at all clinical sites. The identification key/card must be used every time an authorized person is entering or leaving the facility.

Visitors on Campus

Only matriculated students are permitted in the LECOM building. Non-students are not permitted to attend didactic or laboratory sessions without special permission of the Associate Dean of Preclinical Education or the Dean of the School of Pharmacy, as appropriate. No visitors are permitted in the anatomy laboratory without special permission of the Course Director of Gross Anatomy. These regulations are STRICTLY observed.

Students and staff wishing to bring a visitor to any part of the building must arrange for a special visitor’s pass, in advance, with the Director of Police and Security, the Director of Student Affairs, the Associate Dean of Preclinical Education or the Dean of the School of Pharmacy. Once approved, the Police and Security Department will be notified.

All persons visiting the LECOM complex must check in with the Security Office and present photo identification. Visitors must sign the visitor’s log at the entrance to the building and wear a visitor badge indicating they are authorized to be on campus. Acceptable forms of photo identification include: 1) State issued driver’s license/identification card, 2) Valid passport, 3) Valid military identification card.