University Weapons Policy

The University prohibits weapons of any kind on University property, including all buildings and grounds, except weapons stored for students and those weapons carried by an officer of the Sewanee Police department while on duty.  Anyone failing to adhere to the Weapons Policy is subject to fines and penalties. Please note: Ignorance of the policy does not remove responsibility from fines and penalties.

Students who wish to have one hunting rifle, shotgun, or bow stored by the Sewanee Police Department must register their information and weapon they will be bringing to campus prior to their arrival for the semester, please complete the online weapons storage agreement packet here

In the State of Tennessee it is against the law to carry a weapon on school property and constitutes a Class E Felony. For more detailed information on state weapons laws read TCA 39-17-1309