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Policy Details

5 -12.13

Administrative policy regarding deadly weapons and dangerous ordnance at Kent state university

(A)       Policy statement. In accordance with the responsibilities and duties provided for in rule 3342-5-12 of the Administrative Code, it is strictly prohibited for any individual to possess, store or use a deadly weapon as defined in the Ohio Revised Code or any other dangerous ordnance in and/or on university owned, rented and/or sponsored property.

(B)      Eligibility. This policy applies to all faculty, staff, students, visitors, vendors and contractors.

(C)       Implementation.

(1)       University property is defined as any state-owned and leased facilities, grounds, parking lots and vehicles.

(2)       The Kent state university department of public safety is solely responsible for the oversight and implementation of this policy. All requests for deviation or exceptions of this policy must be approved by the director of public safety or his designee.

(D)      Violations of this policy are subject to immediate corrective processes including criminal prosecution, persona non grata proceeding, student judicial affairs, and employee disciplinary action up to and including removal, dismissal or termination in accordance with applicable law, rule or collective bargaining agreement.


Effective: March 1, 2015  

Prior Effective Dates: 7/4/2008  

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