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Weapons on Campus Policy

Weapons are prohibited on campus. 

Policy Information

Policy Number Policy Owner
8026.2 University Police


  • 4.0 Policy

    Weapons are prohibited on campus. All personnel are reminded of the following from the Penal Law of the State of New York:

    A person (other than a police officer or authorized peace officer) is guilty of criminal possession of a weapon when: ... he knowingly has in his possession a rifle, shotgun, or firearm in or upon a building or grounds used for educational purposes, of any school, college or university. . . without the written authorization of such educational institution... Criminal possession of a weapon is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by not in excess of one (1) year imprisonment..

For additional information about this policy, please contact the Policy Owner listed above.

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