Explosives & Weapons

Unless authorized by the University, possession of explosives (including but not limited to ammunition, fireworks and explosive devices), weapons, firearms, dangerous and/or flammable chemicals (including, but not limited to gasoline, propane, and camping fuel) is prohibited on campus, on property supervised by the University, or at University-sponsored activities. Weapons include, but are not limited to:

  • Firearms of any kind
  • Look-alike weapons
  • BB guns, pellet guns, paintball and airsoft guns
  • Martial arts weapons
  • Sticks / clubs
  • Laser pointers (if used in any way other than as an academic pointing device)
  • Projectile devices, such as catapults or slingshots
  • Objects used as weapons to threaten or injure
  • Swords and knives; small kitchen knives and folding pocket knives up to 3.5" permitted

Check with your Resident Director for permission to use ceremonial weapons (including details on time / place and reason) for cultural and / or religious purposes.