Friday, January 12

University Deer Hunt Continues

The 2017 University deer hunt continues through Jan. 12, 2018. The archery only season runs through Dec. 21, and the regular season begins on Dec. 22. Maps and details on the regular season will be posted in late November. The University deer hunt is a private hunt by invitation only. No hunting is allowed without explicit written permission.
Hunting is allowed in some zones most weekdays from sunrise to 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. until sunset. Hunting is allowed weekends from sunrise to 10 a.m. in all zones and 2 p.m. to sunset.
There is no weekday afternoon hunting in any zones along Breakfield Road. There is no hunting at all Oct. 27–30, Nov. 3–5, Thanksgiving Day weekend, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. There will be a limited firearms hunt that will start the day after Christmas.
All trails will remain open at all times.
As in previous years, there may be a surplus of animals available for local families. If you are interested in picking up a field dressed deer for processing, please email
For more information on the University hunting program and specific rules, maps, and times, please visit