Possession of firearms or other weapons in University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown housing or on University premises is strictly prohibited. Included in the definition of firearms and weapons are: ammunition, bows and arrows, pellet/BB guns, paint ball guns, knives, sling shots, tasers, nunchucks, and any item described as being an “offensive weapon” under the Pennsylvania Crimes Code.
Given the popularity of hunting, in the Johnstown area, various club activities, and other lawful purposes, arrangements have been made for storage of firearms/weapons in the Campus Police Office. Any student desiring this service can make appropriate arrangements by contacting Campus Police and following the procedures outlined below. The storage of firearms/weapons with Campus Police is a service and privilege. Failure to return them to Campus Police immediately upon return to campus will result in revocation of this privilege. In addition, game animals killed while on hunting trips may not be brought back to campus.
Firing a weapon or igniting dangerous explosives on campus will result in the following:
Procedures for Storage by Campus Police