Office of Student Conduct

Weapons Statement

Possession of firearms or other dangerous weapons is prohibited while on University owned or controlled property. This includes all parking lots, grounds, and facilities. These weapons include but are not limited to:

This prohibition applies to all members of the University community, visitors, and guests and applies whether or not a person in possession of such weapon has a permit to carry or possess the weapon. This policy does not apply to:

Visitors and guests may temporarily store weapons at the University Police Department for no more than 48 hours. The University Police Department and the University are not responsible for lost or damaged items.

Exceptions to this policy may be granted for certain instructional purposes, displays, ceremonies, drills, reenactments, and performances and must be authorized by the Director of Public Safety (University Police Chief) or their designee.

For students, unauthorized possession of weapons shall constitute grounds for summary suspension. For faculty and staff, unauthorized possession of a weapon shall constitute a violation of board policy.