Housing & Residential Living

Weapons and Explosive Materials

The presence of weapons and explosives (including fireworks, firecrackers, volatile materials such as lighter fluid, gasoline, and weapons) are a potential threat to the safety of students and are prohibited. In accordance with Carleton’s Community Standards, fireworks, firecrackers, firearms, BB Guns, explosive materials, bows and arrows, swords, or knives with blades in excess of four (4) inches are prohibited from all residential buildings.

Possession of the materials listed above will result in disciplinary action that may include expulsion. Residents who want to bring rifles, shotguns, or bows and arrows for hunting or recreation can do so providing they take them to Security Services for storage immediately upon bringing them to Carleton.

Approved on July 25, 2007.

For: Students

Last Reviewed: April 28, 2022

Maintained by: Security