Firearms Policy & Concealed Carry


The possession or use of firearms, pellet guns, bows and arrows, slingshots, fireworks, knives or other objects which may endanger student welfare and safety is strictly prohibited on Tiffin University campuses and at all University-sponsored functions.  Use or possession for hunting, exhibition, course requirements, or other purposes is strictly prohibited. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action and/or criminal action.  The laws of the State of Ohio are strictly followed by Tiffin University in regard to possession of weapons of any kind.


The state of Ohio has enacted a concealed carry law prohibiting carrying a concealed handgun into a school safety zone.  A school safety zone consists of a school, school building, school premises, school activity and school bus.  Under the law, and offense is within the vicinity of a school if it is committed within the property boundary or within 1,000 feet of the boundaries of any premises.