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, please click here: https://www.police.uga.edu/crime-stats/weapons-on-campus-info-2/campus-carry.  Additional information from the University System of Georgia, including FAQs, can be found at: https://www.usg.edu/hb280/additional_information.

If you have additional legal questions regarding the “Campus Carry” legislation not addressed at the link 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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