House Bill 280, commonly known as the "campus carry" legislation, amended O.C.G.A. §16-11-127.1 and went into effect on July 1, 2017.

For more information, please visit the House Bill 280 web page from the University System of Georgia (USG). 

USG has also produced an informational video, which can be viewed here: “USG HB 280 Campus Carry Video


Only law enforcement personnel will be responsible for enforcing the campus carry law. If you have concerns or questions about enforcement, you may contact the UGA Police Department here.  In the event of an emergency, you should dial 911.  


If you have legal questions about campus carry, you may contact the UGA Office of Legal Affairs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..