UNF licenses space in certain facilities on campus to
non-University users for various activities, which include social events,
commercial events, meetings, seminars, ceremonies, and the like.
will enter into contracts allowing outside groups to use portions of the
University Center, and Performing Arts Center, the Stadium,
Arena, Student Union/Coxwell Amphitheater, parking lots, and tennis
courts/recreational facilities, as well as the Robinson Theater and UNF Field
House. Other UNF space, such as
classrooms, dining halls, library, residence halls during their occupancy by
students, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are not available
for outside groups to use.
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in
downtown Jacksonville (which is a cultural institute of UNF) also makes portions of its
facility available for use by UNF and non-UNF groups based on its own fixed
schedule of rates.
Yes. Space is licensed to users based on a fixed schedule of rates that applies to every non-UNF user on an equal basis based on the size, location, and services to be provided. Space is made available on a first-come, first served basis.
Yes. Officially recognized university groups can use space based on a separate discounted schedule of rates that applies to every group that is part of the UNF community. Space is made available on a first-come first served basis.
UNF's contract with the user for use of the particular facility
specifies the exact use of the space that is permitted by the user. Facilities have specific policies that
prohibit certain uses based on particular risks to health and safety, un-insurability,
illegality, inability to pay, discrimination prohibited by law or UNF
regulation, merchandise sales, and size of event, and that limit certain
high-risk behaviors as permitted by law.
No. Each of the
facilities available operates as University auxiliary and is located on State-owned
land, so UNF does not prohibit the use of the facility or discriminate based
upon the user’s identity or its political, social, or religious viewpoint. Additionally, UNF does not discriminate in
licensing space to a user on the basis of the user’s race, national origin, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marriage or veteran’s
Similarly, UNF will not endorse a user’s particular political,
social, or religious viewpoint and prohibits in its contract the use of UNF’s
name or registered trademarks in a way that suggests UNF’s endorsement in
user’s advertising or other materials.
In some cases. UNF must approve every user’s security
plan. The particular facility determines
if, when, and what level of security should be required. The facilities coordinate with the University
Police Department in cases in which an enhanced risk to campus safety or good
order is anticipated.