Any person, who is a concealed handgun license holder, is permitted to carry a concealed handgun anywhere on Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) campus, including buildings, unless prohibited by state or federal law, or this policy.
1. Except as stated below, LIT permits its faculty, staff, students and visitors holding valid concealed handgun licenses to carry concealed handguns on the campus.
2. LIT students, faculty and staff, who attend classes, clinics, internships, co-ops, seminars and other LIT programs/events at off-campus agencies or sites, shall be subject to the laws, rules, regulations and policies addressing concealed handgun carry for those agencies or sites.
3. LIT students, faculty and staff, who utilize services and programs at Lamar University shall be subject to the university’s concealed handgun carry policy.
4. Designated No Handgun Areas
A. Lamar Institute of Technology has designated No Handgun Areas as those locations that are already prohibited by law per Texas Penal Code, Section 46.03. This includes areas being utilized by Early College High Schools on the LIT premises.
B. A notice for 'No Handgun Areas' shall be displayed on campus. The notice must state:
Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.
C. The notice may be provided to individuals on a card, document or sign. If notice is provided through signage, the sign must:
Include the language italicized above in both English and Spanish;
Use contrasting colors, block letters at least 1 inch in height; and;
Be displayed in a conspicuous manner clearly visible to the public.