Campus Carry Task Force

Robert Cromley Chief of Police, Chair Kimberly Ashley Executive Director, University and Community Affairs Michele Bosworth M.D. Associate Professor of Family Medicine Clayton Brown M.D. Department of Family Medicine Daniel Deslatte VP, Planning and Public Policy William Hyman M.D. Department of Oncology Kris Kavasch AVP, Chief Audit Executive Anna Kurdowska Ph.D. Director of Research Michelle […]

Campus Carry FAQ

Q. Why does UT Health Science Center need a campus carry policy? A. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 11 (“campus carry”), which allows for the carrying of concealed handguns on Texas public institution campuses by concealed handgun license (CHL) holders. The purpose of the campus carry policy is to provide guidance on how […]

Campus Carry

A bill passed by the Texas Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this year will permit concealed handguns on Texas public university campuses, effective August 1, 2016. Chancellor William H. McRaven has directed each of the UT System institutions to establish campus-specific policies for implementing the law, and our task force […]

About Texas SB11

Signed by Gov. Greg Abbott this summer, Senate Bill 11 allows individuals with a concealed handgun license to carry a handgun while on Texas public university campuses as long as the weapon is not visible. License holders must: be 21 years old, unless they are active duty military and police officers  meet federal qualifications to […]