Weapons in the Dorms & on The Quad
Texas A&M University – Student Rules (Student Conduct Code – 24.3.6) prohibits unauthorized use, possession or storage of any weapon, fireworks or explosive on University premises or at any University-sponsored activity. The term weapon may be defined as any object or substance designed to inflict a wound, cause injury or pain, or to incapacitate. Weapons may include, but are not limited to, all firearms, pellet guns, slingshots, martial arts devices, machetes, switchblade knives and clubs.
For reasons of health and safety, propelling devices such as rockets, catapults, slingshots, or any other devices designed for the purpose of launching an object are prohibited. Objects may not be thrown into or out of windows.
Prohibited items discovered during an inspection will be confiscated and disciplinary action will be taken. Confiscated items may not be returned. The Assistant Commandant for Academics & Discipline will be notified of the violation. UPD may also be notified.
Cadets who are part of a recognized Corps special unit (such as but not limited to Recon, SEAL Platoon and Rudders Rangers) or a recognized student organization/intramural sport (such as but not limited to the Fencing Club) in which “weapons” are utilized are encouraged to secure such items in their footlockers or other lockable storage.
Items that can be construed and/or utilized as instruments of hazing including but not limited to ax handles and paddles are not permitted in the Corps dormitories.