The Weapons storage policy includes BB, airsoft, and pellet guns, crossbows, firearms (handguns, rifles), or any potentially dangerous weapon.
Note: Bows and knives with a blade longer than 3.5″ must be locked in your vehicle.
  • Weapons are not permitted in dorm rooms or anywhere else on campus.
  • We do not store ammunition.
  • Weapon may never be loaded any time it is on campus.
  • You may never carry a concealed weapon on campus.
  • You are responsible for complying with all applicable gun laws in the state of Wisconsin.
  • Failure to store your weapon will result in disciplinary action and mandatory storage.

Also see: Outdoor Activities

Weapons Storage Policy

Upon returning to campus, you need to store the weapon as soon as possible in the campus gun safe or in an inaccessible place within your locked vehicle (ref. Wisconsin State Law). Do not ever take a weapon into a dorm or any other campus facility.
To store your weapon in the gun safe:
  • Notify the Student Life Office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    • Email studentlife@mbu.edu or call 920-206-2332 to set a definite time.
  • It must be unloaded and in a case.
  • Tag or label the weapon with your name and phone number.
  • Your student account will be charged $10 (fee is per school year for up to two firearms).
  • Sign the Weapons Storage Policy agreement at the time of storage.
To retrieve your weapon
  • Contact the Student Life Office.
    • If you desire to pick up your weapon after office hours, Campus Security Captains may also assist you.
  • You will need to present your ID card to retrieve the weapon.
  • Please bring your vehicle to Old Main with your weapon secured inside. Do not carry your weapon through campus.
  • Only the owner can obtain the weapon. Roommates, friends, and family members will not be allowed to pick up the weapon.