Concealed Carry refers to SB 11, which permits a licensed to carry (LTC) holder to carry a concealed handgun on or about his or her person on the campus of an institution of higher education in Texas. Signed by the governor in June 2015, the law went into effect for four-year colleges and universities on Aug. 1, 2016. The law is effective for Dallas County Community College District and other community colleges in Texas beginning Aug. 1, 2017.What Concealed Carry Allows:
What Concealed Carry Does Not Allow:
Current Law:A Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holder may carry a concealed handgun on a two-year college campus’s public or private driveway, street, sidewalk or walkway, parking lot, parking garage or other parking area.
Effective Aug. 1, 2017:A License to Carry (LTC) holder will also be able to carry a concealed handgun on or about her person on a two-year college campus, including in buildings, unless prohibited by state or federal law, or college rule or regulation.