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    Possession of Dangerous Articles

    Policy Statement                                                               

    Adelphi University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment in which to study, research, live, work and visit. Prohibitions on the possession and use of firearms, DEADLY WEAPONS, and DANGEROUS INSTRUMENTS are essential to that goal and required by law.

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    Reason for Policy                                                                    

    The University seeks to maintain a welcoming and safe educational environment for students, employees, and visitors, and adopts this policy for possession of firearms, deadly weapons and dangerous instruments on campus and at events.

    Who Is Governed by this Policy                                         

    Faculty, Staff, and Students


    Policy Owner 

    Robert F. Hughes 

    Secondary Contacts

    Tom Siracusa
    516 877-3500

    Ray Hughes
    516 877-3500

    Document History                                                      

    • Last Reviewed Date: November 30, 2017
    • Last Revised Date: November 30, 2017
    • Policy Origination Date: Unknown               

    Who Approved This Policy                                                  

    Gene Palma, Chief Administrative Officer and Associate Vice President

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