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Campus Policies


    • WEAPONS

    • Possession or keeping of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument on campus (including in any vehicle), or use of any object with intent to harm another, is prohibited. 
      Deadly weapons or dangerous instruments include, but are not limited to, firearms, explosives, explosives devices, knives, blackjacks, chukka-sticks, slingshots, kung fu type weapons.
    • Possession or use of fireworks, firecrackers, etc., is also prohibited.
      In addition, College Policy strictly prohibits the use or possession of any CO-2 type firearm, spring-powered firearms, chemical aerosol spray, or pepper aerosol spray. Violators of any section of this policy will be subject to possible criminal prosecution, if applicable, and appropriate disciplinary action from the College.
    • SEXUAL ASSAULT can be defined as one or more of the following:

      RAPE  is forcing or coercing someone to have sexual intercourse. Rape most often involves the use of threat of force, violence or immediate and unlawful bodily injury. The perpetrator does not need to use a weapon or produce physical harm; threat of force itself is sufficient to categorize the act as rape.

      RAPE also occurs when the victim is incapable of giving legal consent because the victim is:

    • less than 17 years of age; 
    • mentally incapacitated; 
    • physically helpless, including drug or alcohol consumption; 
    • mentally "incompetent"; 
    • asleep.
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    • Rape 3rd is a felony
    • Rape 2nd degree is a class D felony
    • Rape 1st degree is a class B felony
    • The intent of the Key Policy is to assure safety and security for all students, faculty, and staff. This policy governs the issuance, replacement, and surrender of metal keys for interior doors and selected building exterior doors. As such, the following policy and procedures are limited to metal keys issued by the College. The "Card Access Security System Policy" governs electronic access to exterior building doors and special facilities.

      TERMS

    • All Campus keys issued are the property of the College and must be returned upon completion of service.
    • The College Lock Shop is responsible for performing all work pertaining to lock cylinders, rekeying, cleaning, cutting, issuing, maintaining records and ordering supplies.
    • All keys are issued exclusively by the Lock Shop.
    • No door locks are to be installed unless they are College owned/issued by the Lock Shop.
    • PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING BIAS ACTS:

    • IF YOU FEEL THAT YOU ARE THE TARGET OF OR IF YOU WITNESS A BIAS RELATED ACT, PLEASE FOLLOW THE REPORTING PROCEDURE OUTLINED BELOW:
    • GRAFFITI

    • Do not erase or clean it. Contact University Police immediately so that an officer will take photographs and/or record the contents of the graffiti, as well as collect any other evidence available.
    • If you cannot remain at the scene until an officer arrives, cover any graffiti/evidence with a piece of paper. Write on the paper that UPD was called and give the date and time of your call. This will prevent others from seeing it and making additional calls or erasing the evidence.
    • OTHER PROPERTY DAMAGE

    • Do not attempt to clean or repair the damage.
    • Contact University Police immediately for an officer to collect evidence and record the damage. University Police and/or Residence Life may contact an emergency maintenance staff member if the damage makes a structure unsafe.
    • VERBAL HARASSMENT AND/OR THREATS

    • Students – contact University Police immediately and provide detailed descriptions of what happened, what was said, who was involved, and where it occurred. Also, include names of any witnesses.
    • PHYSICAL ATTACK

    • Contact University Police immediately for medical evaluation and assistance by dialing 911 from any campus phone or 318-274-2222 from a cell phone. For employees, this also falls under the Workplace Violence policy. A University Police Officer will direct you regarding how to proceed.
    • ANONYMOUS REPORTING

    • If you and/or witnesses want to remain anonymous, you may still report a bias act by using Silent Witness on the University Police Department 
    • INFORMATION REGARDING BIAS ACTS AND HATE CRIMES

      More information can be found at www.gram.edu/bias