Break down elements of the statute
16-11-127.1

  • Must have valid GA Weapons Carry License (WCL) or a weapons carry license or permit from a reciprocal state provided that the license carrier is not a resident of GA.  If they become a GA resident, they must obtain a GA carry license (active military exception)
  • Must be 21 or over (unless an active member of the military)
  • Applies to anyone on campus-- student, faculty, staff, contractor or visitor
  • Applies only to handguns (revolvers and pistols)
  • Must be concealed
    • Concealed defined — carried in such a fashion it does not actively solicit the attention of others… is not openly and intentionally displayed. Substantially covered by an article of clothing, or carried within a bag of nondescript nature
  • Locations authorized
    • In any building or on real property (buildings or land) owned or leased by the College, unless specifically prohibited below