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8.000 College Property, Equipment, and Facilities

8.100 Smoke Free Tobacco Free Campus

8.110 Use of College Facilities by Outside Groups

8.120 Firearms on Campus

8.200 Maintenance

8.300 Energy Conservation

8.400 Use of College Vehicles

8.410 Accidents for Damage to College Vehicles

8.500 Computer/Network Acceptable Use for Faculty and Staff

8.510 Computer/Network Acceptable Use for Students

8.600 Naming of College Facilities

8.700 Cellular Telephones Issued to Employees

8.120 Firearms on Campus

Policy Number: 8.120 

Subject: Firearms on Campus

Date Adopted: June 26, 2013, Re-adopted January 22, 2014

In accordance with Act 226 of 2013 and Arkansas Code § 5-73-306(14), the possession, carrying, storage or use of any handgun or firearm of any type is prohibited (a) on the NPC campus, (b) in any building owned or controlled by the College, and (c) at any College event.

The administration shall develop and publish notices advising all persons of this prohibition. The administration shall also publish such notices on the NPC website and in the Faculty Handbook and Staff Handbook, and shall develop and publish sanctions for violations of this policy consistent with Arkansas law and other College regulations.

These provisions shall not apply to any campus security personnel employed by the College or any other certified law enforcement officer.

This policy will be reviewed annually in compliance with Arkansas Code § 5-73-322.