Policies and Procedures

Possession and Use of Weapons

No one other than Campus Police personnel may carry or possess firearms on campus. Signs prominently displayed at buildings entrances with the following language:

"FELONY. STATE LAW PRESCRIBES A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF SIX (6) YEARS IMPRISONMENT AND A FINE NOT TO EXCEED $3,000 FOR CARRYING WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY."

Campus police officers are required to exercise every precaution when utilizing firearms in their daily work assignments. Rules and Regulations governing weapons as they pertain to Campus Police Officers are contained in the Police Departmental Rules and Regulations Manual.

To ensure that professional training standards are maintained in the use of firearms by Campus Police Officers, The UT Health Science Center and the Memphis Police Department maintain an FBI certified range master list of all Campus Police officers completing firearms training.

Solicitation on University Property

Solicitation in non-public areas of the University. Both commercial and noncommercial solicitation are prohibited in non-public areas of the university.

Solicitation in public areas. Solicitation and sales in public areas are restricted to invite's and registered organizations and to faculty, students and staff of the University, with prior approval. Such solicitation is subject to reasonable restrictions as to time, place and manner.

Contact Us

740 Court Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4444
Email: utpolice@uthsc.edu