Self-defense Sprays/Mace

Faculty, staff and students eighteen (18) years of age or older, or students under the age of eighteen (18) M.G.L. requires you to have an FID card, may carry self-defense spray (also known as mace, oleo-capsicum spray or pepper spray) in any Suffolk University campus building, registration is still required if you live on campus. Any student or staff member who wishes to carry self-defense spray in a Suffolk University residence hall must first register with the Suffolk University Police & Security Department [PDF] and may be required to complete a Self Defense Spray Familiarization course. Commuter students do not have to register pepper spray with SUPD.