Prohibited activities and items

When onsite, please be mindful of Fermilab’s prohibited activities and items.

 Prohibited items

  • Firearms, explosives, and other dangerous weapons 
  • Illegal drugs and controlled substances 
  • Personal alcohol or marijuana 
  • Smoking and vaping within buildings and within 15-25 feet of entrances
  • Instruments or material likely to produce substantial injury or damage to persons or property 
  • Other items prohibited by law

Review the Fermilab Policy on Access for more information.

Restricted recreational activities

Listed below are the recreational activities that are currently restricted on the Fermi site.

Being under the influence of illegal drugs (including marijuana), alcohol, or
any other item prohibited by law is not permitted.

For reference on public areas and allowable activities, please refer to the following map.