4.40 Weapons

East Central College prohibits all persons who enter any College property from carrying on his/her person a handgun, firearm, or other weapon prohibited by law.

Procedures:

4.40.1 No person shall carry a concealed firearm onto the main campus or off-site locations at any time regardless of whether the person is licensed to carry the weapon or not.

4.40.2 This prohibition shall apply to students, employees and members of the public. The prohibition shall not apply to law enforcement officers, sheriffs, and deputy sheriffs who are authorized by law to carry firearms.

4.40.3 Any person who has a conceal and carry permit or endorsement who is carrying a concealed firearm will be denied entry and ordered to leave the premises. All College employees are authorized to deny entry and order persons carrying concealed firearms to leave the premises.

4.40.4 College employees and students who violate the provisions of this Policy shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

4.40.5 The College shall post appropriate notice that concealed firearms are prohibited at all College locations.

(Adopted 5-8-2006)