Weapons on Campus

Possession of weapons on the University of Georgia campus is governed by Georgia law (O.C.G.A. §16-11-127.1). 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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