Standard Operating Procedures



Arizona State law A.​R.​S.​ § 13-2911 provides for the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board to regulate deadly weapons, which includes firearms, on District campuses. The Maricopa County Community College District does not allow firearms or any deadly weapon on any of its campuses. Police officers do have exemptions from these laws. However, contact the College Police department to ascertain who may have authority to carry a firearm on campus.

Any person violating the policy shall be ordered to leave the campus. Any person, who refuses to leave, shall be subject to arrest under A.​R.​S.​ § 13-1502 Third Degree, Criminal Trespass. Any student/employee violating this policy is also subject to applicable college disciplinary procedures. If a person having a weapon appears dangerous, is acting suspicious, is threatening, or is behaving irrationally, stay away from the individual and call MCCCD Police at 480-784-0911 or 9-1-1 immediately.

See Admin Reg 4.6


Smoking, including vaping, is prohibited on any Maricopa County Community College District property.

Children on Campus

Children younger than 18 years of age may not attend a class unless they are officially registered for the class. Children that are not officially registered are not allowed on campus unless participating in an authorized college program or under the immediate supervision of an adult.

Registered Sex Offenders

Sex offender registry information is not maintained by college police departments. Registered Sex Offenders seeking employment or registering for classes must notify the District Police Department. 

Annual Campus Safety & Crime Reports

Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act