Firearms and Weapons

Date: September 2011

Policy: Under no circumstances are firearms or weapons allowed on the campus. Prohibited weapons include knives larger than a pocket knife, bats, guns of any sort, and most irritant sprays. This policy is not intended to prohibit an employee from carrying a small pepper spray or a Swiss Army pocket knife provided they are used in an appropriate manner.

Whether on or off duty, an employee bearing firearms or other weapons to campus, with or without a permit, on his/her person or in a container, will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including immediate termination of employment. Security personnel may carry appropriate protective equipment, as deemed necessary by the Director of Security. Any employee having knowledge of an individual carrying a firearm or weapon on campus must report it to Security immediately.