Carrying of Concealed Handguns on Campus

Policy number: 
04.001
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas is committed to providing a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors, and to respecting the right of individuals who are licensed to carry a handgun where permitted by law. Individuals who are licensed to carry may do so on campus premises except in locations and at Activities prohibited by law or by this policy.

Policy owner: VP for Finance and Administration
Policy contact: 
Ed Reynolds
Chief of Police
Police, Parking & Transportation/Chief of Police
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff, Students, All University
Date Issued: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Last updated: 

Date: 
01/10/2021
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Policy reviewed and revised. The modification of the policy reflects the changes made to Texas law during the 2021 legislative session regarding carrying a handgun.
Date: 
02/09/2016
Action: 
New Policy
Comments: 
Issued in compliance with the TX SB 11 allowing licensed concealed handguns on TX public university campuses, including UNT, starting August 1, 2016. Effective 08/01/2016.