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The University of Montana Western prohibits the possession and use of firearms, noxious chemicals, fireworks, and explosives on University-owned or controlled property.

Date Adopted: 08/26/1988
Date Revised: 08/24/2004
References: BOR 1006, UMW Student Conduct Code IV .C.3.7
Issuing Office: Administration and Finance
Approved By: Susan Briggs

  1. Policy

    The University of Montana Western prohibits the possession and use of firearms, noxious chemicals, fireworks, and explosives on University-owned or controlled property.

  2. Purpose

    The purpose of this policy is to provide a safe and healthy University environment.

  3. Procedures

    The possession and use of firearms, noxious chemicals, fireworks, and explosives on University-owned or controlled property is strictly controlled. One exception exists for students who wish to maintain firearms in a secured gun room during official hunting seasons. All weapons must be checked into the Residence Life gun room under the supervision of a Residence Life staff member. Under no circumstance are guns or bows to be carried onto resident floors. Refer to “Residence Halls” section of the Student Conduct Code, UMW Student Handbook.

  4. Authority

    BOR 1006, UMW Student Conduct Code IV.C.3.7 (UMW Student Handbook)

  5. Responsibility

    Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance/Student Affairs, Dean of Students