Weapons on Campus Policy

Weapons prohibited on Campus include but are not limited to firearms, ammunition, BB – pellet or air guns, and slingshots.

Possession of these weapons on Campus is forbidden except by permission from Bates College Security and Campus Safety. Security is also charged with the responsibility of registering and storing of weapons.

Firecrackers, flares, and explosives are prohibited on campus. In addition, processing / producing explosives and setting fires are also prohibited. Any act that might cause a fire in a College owned building will be considered a serious offense and may be met with disciplinary action.