by Janel Davis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia State has a message for students wanting to try out their hoverboards on campus: Leave them at home.

The university posted a message on its Facebook page on Friday telling faculty, staff and students that hoverboards are banned, effective immediately.

“Because of fire concerns, the use, possession or storage of hoverboards (self-balancing scooters, battery-operated scooters, hands-free Segways and other similar equipment) is prohibited in university-owned or managed buildings, including residence/dining halls”