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University of Central Missouri Procedure

Procedure Name:  Explosives and Weapons

Date Approved:  Approved by the President on August 5, 2004

Procedure Category:  

Date Effective:  August 5, 2004

Policy Authority:  Board of Governors Policy 1.2.040

Date Last Revised:  June 10, 2021

Approval Authority:  University President

Review Cycle:

Responsible Department:  Department of Public Safety



Possession or use of explosives or weapons on all University of Central Missouri property, including main campus (including classroom demonstrations), airport, farm, parking lots and all residences is strictly prohibited consistent with applicable law. This includes, but is not limited to, all forms of firearms, pellet guns, BB guns, or any mechanical or gas operated mechanism that propels a projectile, ammunition, fireworks and knives with any blade more than four (4) inches in length, throwing stars, blackjacks, brass knuckles, daggers or any weapon that may be used in the martial arts (e.g. nunchaku).

UCM's Trap & Skeet Range is exempted from this prohibition and has its own policies which must be followed.  Additional exceptions to this procedure may be granted, in writing, if it is determined by the director of public safety that a particular demonstration or activity is in furtherance of the university’s mission.


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