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Weapons on Campus

It is unlawful for any person to possess or carry, whether openly or concealed, any gun, rifle, pistol, dynamite cartridge, bomb, grenade, mine, powerful explosive as defined in G.S. 14-284.1, bowie knife, dirk, dagger, slingshot, leaded cane, switchblade knife, blackjack, metallic knuckles or any other weapon of like kind, not used solely for instructional or College sanctioned ceremonial purposes, in any College building or vehicle, on any College grounds, recreational area, athletic field, or other property owned, used or operated by The Trustees of Western Piedmont Community College.

This law does not apply to a weapon used solely for educational or College sanctioned ceremonial purposes, or used in a College approved program conducted under the supervision of an adult whose supervision has been approved by the proper College authority.

Furthermore, this law does not apply to armed forces personnel, officers and soldiers of the militia and National Guard, law enforcement personnel, and any private police employed by the College, when acting in the discharge of their official duties.