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Frequently asked Questions

Political Activities on Campus

These FAQs provide general guidelines for employees and students of UNF who wish to engage in an important but regulated activity: political campaign involvement.  These FAQs are not intended as a source of definitive legal advice on the specific situations discussed below nor are they a comprehensive legal manual that addresses all political activity.  To the extent you are a supervisor and have questions about regulating employee speech, please contact the Office of the General Counsel at    


In addition to the general guidance below, certain university employees holding highly visible positions, or those who serve in a liaison capacity with state and federal legislators, should be aware of the ethical and practical consequences of political campaign involvement as well as the basic legal issues, such as the application of state and federal lobbying rules to the activities of state university employees.


If you have a specific question regarding political campaign issues, please the Office of General Counsel at