4008.1 General Policy

Firearms are prohibited from the campus of Wright State University, including university managed facilities.

4008.2 Exceptions

  1. Individuals who are exempted from this policy include Wright State University Police officers, other police officers (who are required to carry a firearm in accordance with Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 2923), participants in official ROTC unit activities, and individuals who have received prior approval to conduct classroom demonstrations.

  2. The course instructor and the director of the Chief of Police will review all requests to conduct a classroom demonstration of any firearm. They must authorize and submit to the vice president for student affairs and enrollment services written documentation outlining the plans for the firearm demonstration. The documentation must be submitted to the vice president for student affairs and enrollment services one week prior to the demonstration. The vice president for student affairs and enrollment services will inform the Chief of Police of approval.

  3. Any exceptions to this policy will be reviewed on a case by case basis at the discretion of the vice president for student affairs and enrollment services or his/her designee and at the discretion of the director of the Chief of Police.

4008.3 Violations

Students, faculty, staff, or visitors found to be in possession of a firearm in violation of Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 2923, or in violation of this policy will face disciplinary action, as well as criminal prosecution, if appropriate.