The Community Firearms Class is a one day, eight (8) hour class that allows members of the Augusta University community to become familiar with the firearms they own or may be purchasing in the future. The class is held at Augusta University Police Headquarters at 524 15th Street, Augusta, Georgia. Community members will have the opportunity to attend one of four classes held each year.

It is the responsibility of every gun owner to be as educated and as safe as possible. This course is designed for anyone with an interest in learning more about: firearms, weapons safety, and storage options, an understanding of Georgia gun laws, and enhancing one's shooting skills.

The class will consist of a half day of classroom lecture/training, a break for lunch,  and the class will move to the firing range for practical skills application of the material discussed in the first half of class. The firing range is approximately 15 minutes from AUPD Headquarters, in the City of Augusta.


To be eligible to participate in the class, you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Submit to a criminal history check
  • No felony charges on criminal record


Class participants will be required to provide the following equipment/materials:

  • Personal handgun
  • 100 rounds of ammunition for the weapon
  • Safety glasses
  • Ear protection
  • Cap/hat with a front bill
  • Holster and a sturdy belt (optional)

Upcoming Class Dates 

More Courses Coming Soon!

Required Forms 


Firearms Course Application Form

Release and Indemnity Form

 Release and Indemnity Agreement

Personal Inquiry Waiver Form

 Personal Inquiry Waiver Form

Contact Information 

  • With the submission of these forms, you will affirm that you have read and fully understand the above information, assumptions of risk and waiver and release of all claims.
  • All forms should be completed and returned to the Community Services Division
  • Address: 524 15th Street Augusta, GA 30912
  • email:
  • Please bring a state issued picture ID.

If you have any questions, you can contact Captain Sam Sherrill in the Community Services Division at 706-721-8105 or