132F-136-030 - Limitation of use

132F-136-030. Limitation of use

(1) Primary consideration shall be given at all times to activities specifically related to the college's mission, and no arrangements shall be made that may interfere with, or operate to the detriment of, the college's own teaching, research, or public service programs.

(2) College facilities may be rented to private or commercial organizations or associations but shall not be rented to persons or organizations conducting programs for private gain.

(3) College facilities are available to recognized student groups, subject to these general policies and to the rules and regulations of the college governing student affairs.

(4) No person or group may use or enter onto college facilities having in their possession weapons or firearms, even if licensed to do so, except commissioned police officers or legally authorized military personnel while in performance of their duties.

(a) Any individual, including those visiting or conducting business on any of the Seattle Colleges campuses, found in possession of any firearm, dagger, sword, knife or other cutting or stabbing instrument, club, explosive device, or any other weapon apparently capable of producing bodily harm, on or about the property of the Seattle Colleges knowingly, or found in possession of a weapon or firearm under circumstances in which the individual should have known that he or she was in possession of a weapon or firearm, may be banned from the colleges for such time and extent as Seattle Colleges determines appropriate. Individuals will be directed and required to remove their weapons or themselves from Seattle Colleges property or premises, with all appropriate legal actions (including arrest) being taken upon failure to comply.

(b) Individuals with a valid Washington state concealed weapons permit must keep any firearm in his or her vehicle locked and concealed from view while parked on campus in accordance with RCW 9.41.050.

(c) The president or his/her designee may grant permission to bring a weapon on campus upon a determination that the weapon is necessary for safety and security purposes. Such permission shall be in writing and shall be subject to such terms or conditions incorporated in the written permission.

(d) Possession and/or use of disabling chemical sprays for purposes of self-defense is not prohibited.

(Amended by WSR 14-01-015, filed 12/6/13, effective 1/6/14 Amended by WSR 17-07-062, Filed 3/13/2017, effective 4/13/2017)

Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140(13). 12-12-010, § 132F-136-030, filed 5/24/12, effective 6/24/12. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW. 84-21-031 (Order 44, Resolution No. 1984-22), § 132F-136-030, filed 10/10/84; Order 35, § 132F-136-030, filed 11/21/77; Order 26, § 132F-136-030, filed 9/16/75; Order 3, § 132F-136-030, filed 9/20/72.

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