Under Georgia Code Section 16-11-127.1(b), weapons are not allowed on the University of Georgia Campus. Weapons include, but are not limited to: any gun, shotgun or rifle, including but not limited to airsoft guns, bb guns, pellet guns, potato guns or any device which propels a projectile of any kind; certain knives including any knife having a blade more than 2 inches in length or any discs having at least two points or pointed blades (throwing stars), any flailing instruments, straight edge razor, bludgeon type weapon, stun gun or taser. This law does not prohibit the possession by non-students of any device that is legal to possess, provided it is kept in a locked compartment of a motor vehicle, or a locked container or locked firearms rack within a motor vehicle. The possession of a valid firearms permit, or a valid license to carry a concealed weapon, does not exempt a person from the provisions of this law. Students are not permitted to possess anything that would be considered a weapon under this statute on school property.
Under 16-11-127.1(c)(5)(E), campus police officers are not prohibited from carrying weapons on the University of Georgia campus.
For further information, see Georgia Code Section 16-11-127.1, or contact the University Police Department.
Maintenance: To ensure that polices are kept current, each department is responsible for reviewing their policies.
You may visit the University Police Department website for further information at http://www.ps.uga.edu/