Office of Student Affairs
P.O. Box 5
Hampden Sydney, VA 23943
Hampden-Sydney is the 10th oldest college in the United States.
Appendix E: Firearms
REGISTRATION AND REGULATIONS
To ensure a safe campus community, all firearms/bows must be registered through the Department of Campus Security & Police and stored in an assigned gun locker in the Police Department.
Approved firearms include rifle, shotguns and archery equipment that meet Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries' specific requirements to be considered legal for hunting use or sporting clays, skeet, or trap shooting. Paintball guns belonging to College Paintball Club members will be allowed and will be subject to all firearms registration requirements and regulations. All firearms / bows must be checked in with Campus Police immediately when brought onto campus.
They will be secured in the designated locker at all times, except when checked out to be taken immediately off College property. Immediately upon returning to Campus, the firearm / bow must be checked back in with Campus Police to be secured in the designated locker. Firearms must be registered in the Campus Police Department on the day they are brought to campus. No firearms may be stored in vehicles or residence facilities (on or off campus). All firearms as well as ammunition must be stored in an assigned locker in the Campus Police Department at all times. Firearms must be carried in a protective case while being transported.
The following are prohibited on College property at all times: handguns, pistols, BB/ CO2 guns or pistols, compressed air guns or pistols, air-soft guns or pistols, replica/toy guns or pistols, slingshots, blow guns, and paintball guns that are not owned and registered by rules governing student life 59 College Paintball Club members.
Violation of this policy will result in a fine of up to $100, the forfeiture of a student's privileges to keep firearms at the College, the confiscation of said firearm(s) until the student can reasonably return his firearm(s) to his home and verify he has done so and disciplinary action by the Student Justice System.