Magnetometer (Metal Detector) Policy
Dickinson College values the safety of all students, faculty, staff, and guests of the campus. Towards that end, the college reserves the right to employ a magnetometer (metal detector) at campus events. Metal detectors may be used if any of the following criteria are met:
• At dances, parties, and concerts, when these events are:
(1) Open to the public outside of the Dickinson community (the Dickinson community consists of
current Dickinson students, faculty, staff, and alumni), and (2) the event is expected to draw more than
• When deemed necessary by the Chief of Public Safety, or other appropriate college administrators.
The following information should be provided to all individuals purchasing tickets for events in which a metal detector will be used: All guests at this event are subject to search, including screening with a metal detector before being admitted. By seeking admission to this event, you are consenting to such a search.
The following should be posted at the entrances to events subject to the policy: All guests at this event are subject to search, including screening with a metal detector, before being admitted.