Weapons on Campus

Possession of weapons on the University of Georgia campus is governed by Georgia law. Under the law, weapons are not allowed on the University of Georgia campus, subject only to certain exceptions.

For general information regarding weapons on campus, please click here: https://www.police.uga.edu/crime-stats/weapons-on-campus-info-2.

If you have questions regarding “Campus Carry” legislation, in effect as of July 1, 2017, and modified April 13, 2022, please click here: https://www.police.uga.edu/crime-stats/weapons-on-campus-info-2/campus-carry

If you have additional legal questions regarding the “Campus Carry” legislation not addressed at the links above, you may email them to: legal@uga.edu.

If you have concerns about enforcement of the law, please contact the UGA Police Department (dial 911 for emergencies, or (706)-542-2200 for non-emergency calls).

Contact us at:
Office of Legal Affairs
230 South Jackson Street

Lustrat House 
University of Georgia 
Athens, GA 30602-1693
Phone: (706) 542-0006 | Fax: (706) 542-3248
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