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Business Support

We support the needs of the Estates and Facilities Departments and also offer additional services for the benefit of the wider University.

Contractor Induction

Everyone engaged to undertake work on the University premises must complete a contractor induction. This video is also part of the induction, so please take a few minutes to watch it and familiarise yourself with site rules and procedures.

Watch the contractor induction video

Please also take a few moments to read the contractor handbook, which should be issued to you as part of your induction. 

Temporary ID cards

Temporary ID cards are issued to those who are working at the University on a temporary basis for a period of four weeks or more, such as agency staff or contractors. Visting academics should contact Human Resources in the first instance to find out more about the issue of their ID card.

A temporary ID will provide you with basic IT and Wi-Fi access at the University as well as

Request new temporary ID.

Extend existing temporary ID.

Please note: you will be required to log-in with your Manchester Met ID and password to request temporary cards.

If you are a permanent member of staff and need to replace your ID card, please contact HR who will be happy to assist.


Temporary ID letters

If you have a visitor who will be unaccompanied on the MMU campus for between one day to four weeks, they will require a formal letter of identification.

Please ensure you have arranged for any visitors who will be unaccompanied to be issued with an identification letter for the duration of their time at MMU. To request a letter of identification, please complete the Temporary ID Request form‌ and email it to

Please give a minimum of 3 working days notice for the creation of temporary identification.

Building Access requests

The Business Support team manages building access for Staff, Students and University guests.

To request building swipe card access, please click below. You will need to provide the name of your line manager to approve your request.

Request building access

Please note, requests can take up to 48 hours to become live on a swipe card.

Room bookings for Ormond Building

We manage the room booking system for the following meeting rooms:

  • Boardroom
  • Council Chamber
  • Ormond Room One
  • Ormond Room Two

To check availability, please contact us on ext. 3665. To make a booking for any of these rooms, please complete the ‌Ormond Room Booking Form and email it to


Furniture Ordering

Please note that you should now order furniture using P2P

If you have any P2P queries you can contact the P2P helpline.

P2P Helpline Tel: +44 (0)161 247 2895 | Email:

Key & Lock Requests

Please visit the Estates Project Intranet page to request a new key or lock.

Estates Projects

Contract Management

Digital Business Skills

The Digital Business Skills Team are offering a full programme of courses and drop-in sessions to help staff at Manchester Metropolitan enhance their digital skills. 

No experience is necessary; simply sign up, turn up and learn something new. If you need something different, the team can design a bespoke training session.

Email the team to book yourself on one of the sessions.