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Weapons - Student Code 5.3.8 Weapons

Weapons are not permitted in the residence halls. This includes but is not limited to firearms, ammunition, explosives, tear gas, large knives, pellet guns, wrist rockets, catapults, dart guns, and devices that propel objects through the air. Recreational weapons such as but not limited to sling shots, stun guns, pellet guns, taser guns, stun guns, air soft guns, etc., are not permitted in the residence halls. Objects that are used in the martial arts, such as nunchakus and bolas, and those used in hunting, such as bows and arrows, are not permitted in the residence halls. Students who use an object in the form of a weapon to injure someone is subject to discipline under this policy. Residence hall staff may search a room if there is reason to believe a weapon is located in the room. Violation of this policy may result in termination of the housing contract.

The only exception to this is legal chemical dispensing devices, such as pepper sprays that are sold commercially for personal protection.

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LaFollette Complex (LA), room N-10
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

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