Are there any restrictions on openly carrying weapons on Ohio University’s campuses?
Yes. There are multiple restrictions on the right to carry firearms on Ohio University’s campuses. These restrictions are based on law, University policy or both. The following restrictions apply to the carry of firearms:
- Lawful carry of firearms can only take place in spaces where an individual has a right to be, by virtue of local, state and federal laws, and University policy.
- Firearms are prohibited in all campus buildings.
- Ohio University students, faculty and staff are not permitted to carry or possess firearms on campus, unless specifically authorized by the University to do so.
- Open carry of firearms by members of the public must be done in a manner that is not reckless or actively threatening.