Policy Number: C17.0

Policy Name: POSSESSION OF WEAPONS, FIREARMS AND DANGEROUS INSTRUMENTS ON THE RIT CAMPUS

SCOPE
Applies to all employees

POLICY
It is a violation of RIT policy to possess any weapon, firearm, or other dangerous instrument, as defined in the New York State Penal Law, Article 265.00, on the premises owned or controlled by RIT.

Exception: Under limited, legally prescribed circumstances, the director of Public Safety may issue written, express consent for an individual to possess a firearm on the RIT campus.
PROCEDURE
Any supervisor or employee observing another individual in violation of this policy should immediately report the incident to Public Safety.

Responsible Office: Department of Human Resources/Department of Public Safety

Effective Date: Personnel Policy 6.07 issued June 1, 1984

Policy History:
Last revised July 1, 1988
Edited July 2008 (department name change)
Edited August, 2010