2.3.4: Deadly Weapons/Destructive Devices

Deadly weapons, explosives and/or other destructive devices are not permitted on the University’s premises unless the individual is an authorized law enforcement officer. Employees and students are prohibited from carrying deadly weapons in any motor vehicle owned or leased by the University. Discovery of an employee or student’s possession on the University’s premises of a deadly weapon, ammunition, explosives and/or other destructive device will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination or expulsion.

This policy shall not apply to the following:

1. The owner of a private vehicle parked or operated either on campus or at any off campus facility owned, leased, or operated by the University:

a) Who possesses a valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon pursuant to KRS 237.110; and,

b) Who stores or keeps a weapon in that vehicle, shall not be in violation of this

 

2. The owner of a private vehicle parked or operated either on campus or at any off campus facility owned, leased, or operated by the University:

a) Who does not possess a valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon pursuant to KRS 237.110; and,

b) Who stores or keeps a weapon in that vehicle in an enclosed container, compartment, or storage space installed as original equipment in the vehicle by its manufacturer, including but not limited to a glove compartment, center console, or seat pocket, shall not be in violation of this policy.