The rivalry returns on Saturday, February 17, 2024 as Ohio State Men’s Hockey
hosts First Responder Night at the Schottenstein Center!
In addition to our traditional Game Day Raffle, fans will enjoy interactive Fire & Police displays on the Concourse and on the North Plaza. You won’t want to miss a special performance by the
Columbus Police & Fire Pipes & Drums!
Updated Off-Duty Law Enforcement
Conceal Carry Policy
Off-duty, sworn law enforcement officials employed full-time by The Ohio State University Police Division, the City of Columbus Division of Police, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office or the Ohio State Highway Patrol, who are in compliance with all applicable legal requirements, are permitted to carry a concealed firearm on all university property located within the jurisdiction of their home agency.
All other law enforcement officers employed by state and local agencies within the State of Ohio are only permitted to carry concealed while off-duty in campus establishments that serve the public (e.g., Ohio Stadium, Schottenstein Center, Ohio Union).
Schottenstein Center off-duty law enforcement weapon check-in procedure
State and local officers employed by agencies within the State of Ohio will be required to check in with Law Enforcement at any gate prior to entering the Schottenstein Center and to follow all protocols and check-in procedures established by the university. Officers will be required to present their agency ID card and admission ticket at the gate. Policy link: https://dps.osu.edu/concealed-carry