Student Handbook Amendment: Firearms and Weapons Policy


The Student Handbook has been updated and so the Dean of Students Office would like to make you aware of this change. This policy is not a new policy but it has been simply been clarified in the Handbook. Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the Firearms and Weapons Policy.

If you have any questions, please contact the Dean of Student Office at 919-761-2306.

Firearms & Weapons Policy:

  1. Under N.C. Law G.S. 14-269.2(d) possessing a BB gun, air rifle, air pistol, Taser, Bowie knife, sling shot, switch blade knife, dagger, or fireworks on a school campus (this includes campus housing and parking areas) is a Class 1 Misdemeanor.
  2. Under N.C. Law G.S. 14-269.2(b) possessing a gun, rifle, pistol, or other firearms of any kind on a school campus (including campus housing and parking areas) is a Class 1 Felony.
  3. In addition to these standards SEBTS specifically prohibits the possession on school campus (including campus housing and parking areas) bow and arrow, compound bows, and paintball guns (markers) of any kind.
  4. This policy pertains to all members of the SEBTS community (administration, staff, faculty, student body, maintenance crews, etc) at all times with the exception of those who are given explicit permission as part of the official SEBTS campus security department.


Any violation(s) of these policies and/or laws will be met with immediate and appropriate action from institutional, city, and/or state officials. In addition, it is the policy of the institution that if any member of the faculty, staff, or student body becomes aware of a violation of the firearms and weapons policies listed above, he or she has a duty to report the violation to a school official.


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