Policy STUA-UPD-003

Responsible University Administrator:

Vice President of Student Affairs

Responsible Officer:Chief of Operations for University Police
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:03/04/13
Next Review Date:03/04/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:STUA-UPD-003
Status:Effective

 

FIREARMS POLICY

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Policy Statement


Possession of firearms on campus is prohibited by state law and university policy.

Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding firearms on campus.

Who Needs to Know This Policy


All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.

Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-upd-003

Definitions


 

  

Policy/Procedures


Failure to comply with university policy or state law will result in disciplinary action or criminal prosecution. Section 97-37-17 of the Mississippi Code makes it a felony for any student to possess or carry, whether openly or concealed, any firearm on university property.

Review


The Chief of Operations for University Police is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review). 


Forms/Instructions


N/A 


Appendices


N/A 

 


Related Information


N/A 

 


History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

 

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website.

03/04/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.