VI - 1.14 - Policy Prohibiting Firearms

I. Purpose

A. To provide security for students, faculty, staff and visitors and to safeguard personal and state property

II. Applicability

A. This policy is applicable to all persons entering the Bowie State University (BSU) Campus and utilizing the facilities thereon except for certified law enforcement personnel.

III. Guidelines and Standards

A. No persons, unless otherwise excepted in this section, shall carry any rifle, gun, knife or weapon of any kind on any BSU property.

B. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to law enforcement officers in the regular course of their duty or to any persons authorized by BSU to guard university property or law enforcement persons authorized by state statue to be armed.


Effective Date:  11/30/1997