Weapons Policy

Engaging or participating in unauthorized possession or use of explosives, firearms, dangerous weapons, or other hazardous objects or substances on College premises is expressly prohibited. Weapons, explosives, and other hazardous objects or substances covered by this regulation shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • all handguns, rifles, and shotguns
  • all longbows, crossbows, and arrows
  • all knives having a blade length of three inches or more that are not solely used for the purpose of creating art or for the preparation and eating of meals
  • all BB guns, pellet guns, air/CO2 guns, blow guns, paint guns, splat balls and altered toy guns
  • all fireworks
  • all explosives, laboratory chemicals, dangerous compounds, gunpowder, firearm ammunition, and flammable petroleum fuels
  • any martial arts weapons, e.g., numb chucks and throwing stars
  • any substance that is considered poisonous
  • any item used as a weapon in the commission of a crime
  • any operative animal trap or other device that is used to ensnare animals.

Policy Contact

Campus Safety and Security
Work Ford Campus – 1st Floor, Kresge-Ford Building Taubman Building – 1st Floor Work Phone: 313-664-7444 (Ford) Work Phone: 313-664-1444 (Taubman) Website: Campus Safety and Security – Blackboard Website: Campus Safety and Security – CCS Website
Categories: Campus Security

EFFECTIVE DATE
January 26, 2018

LAST UPDATED DATE
February 22, 2019

APPROVING OFFICE
Enrollment and Student Services