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Weapons (Residential Living)

Policy Author:
Student Affairs

Responsible Office/Department:
Student Affairs

Effective Date of Policy:
August 18, 2022

Policy Narrative

Students are not permitted to have weapons on campus including firearms of any kind, kung fu sticks, shuriken, switchblades, gravity blades, machetes, or knives (other than eating utensils), cap guns, ammunition and explosives (or explosive chemicals), or any other dangerous weapons or substances. Students found to be in possession of such weapons or substances are subject to sanctions which may include expulsion from the University. Weapons used as props, whether real or otherwise, are not permitted in residence halls. 

Purpose of Policy

To create and maintain an equitable environment where students have the optimal opportunity to succeed academically, personally, and professionally and where any and all Daemen University Community members feel safe, valued, and respected.

This policy’s virtual location is in the Residential Living Policies section (Section 4) of the Student Handbook –  https://www.daemen.edu/student-life/student-affairs/student-handbook/section-4-residential-living-policies.

Updated on September 8, 2022

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