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[Date changed–posted 5/29/19 (replaces 6/17/15 edition)]
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Operating Policy and Procedure

OP 76.05: Hunting on Texas Tech Property

DATE: May 29, 2019

PURPOSE: The purpose of this Operating Policy/Procedure (OP) is to establish a policy regarding hunting on Texas Tech property.

REVIEW: This OP will be reviewed in May of every fourth year by the Chief of Police with substantive revisions forwarded to the Chief Compliance and Security Officer.


Hunting by any method is prohibited on all property belonging to Texas Tech. Farmlands, rangelands, and other property are posted against trespassing, hunting, and the discharging of firearms or any type weapon.

In the event that scientific specimens must be obtained or that Texas Tech property, such as farmlands, require the extermination by firearms of rodents or other animals presenting a threat to the land or growth thereon, a means of collection and/or extermination will be organized by the Chief of Police with express authority obtained through the Chief Compliance and Security Officer.

Operating Policies & Procedures