(as of October 1, 2013)


Firearms or replicas thereof, ammunition, stun guns, airsoft guns, pellet guns, BB guns, paintball guns, knives (excluding pocketknives), swords, bows/arrows, any other weapons or devices which injure or have the potential to injure another person or property, explosives/explosive devices, fireworks, and dangerous chemicals or fuels are not permitted on campus at any time without authorization of the College. Students may not possess or store any such weapons, devices, or materials anywhere on campus, including in a parked car.


Benefits-eligible employees of Patrick Henry College, Home School Legal Defense Association, or ParentalRights.org who possess a valid permit to carry a concealed weapon (CCW) that is legally recognized in Virginia are authorized to carry a concealed weapon on campus provided:


Notwithstanding the forgoing, the College reserves its right to restrict any person from bringing weapons on to campus.


Applications for requesting an exception to the above-stated policy are available through the Office of Campus Services. All such requests are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. All decisions rendered by the College are final, not subject to appeal.