FIREARMS AND OTHER WEAPONS POLICY
Students are expected to follow rules regarding firearms and other weapons.
Reason for Policy/Purpose
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding firearms and other weapons.
Who Needs to Know This Policy
All students of The University of Southern Mississippi community living on campus.
Website Address for this Policy
It is against university policy for residents to possess firearms, ammunition, fireworks, knives, explosive devices, tasers or any such item that can be used as a weapon in a residence hall. Violators will be subject to immediate eviction, in addition to disciplinary action and possible criminal prosecution. High-powered water guns, BB guns, paintball guns and air-soft guns are not to be used in or near the residence halls.
The Director of Student Housing Administration is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes03/15/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.