Regulation Number: 2.023

St. Augustine Historic Properties

Category: Business Affairs

Responsible Office: Vice President, Business Affairs;




2.023 St. Augustine Historic Properties.

(1) As used in this section, “UF St. Augustine historic district properties” means those parcels of real property within the City of St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, that are subject to Lease Agreement #2734 between the State of Florida Board Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund, as Lessor, and the University of Florida Board of Trustees, as Lessee, as amended from time to time, a generic list of which properties is posted at

(2) University of Florida and its direct support organization, UF Historic St. Augustine, Inc., control and operate UF St. Augustine historic district properties (comprising both unimproved and improved land and improvements) for educational, research and historic preservation purposes pursuant to Florida Statute, sections 267.1735 and 267.1736, and within the educational and research mission of the University.

(3) This regulation confirms the University’s intent from the commencement of its control and operations of the UF St. Augustine Historic properties is (a) to use the properties only for the purposes described in subsection (2), which include but are not limited to the related education of visitors to the properties, the related research, education and other University mission-tied activities and business of the University and its employees, students, agents, volunteers, and invitees whom the University assigns or invites to the properties, and to the extent determined by the University not to interfere with the purposes for which the properties are operated, at the University’s sole discretion, for activities to raise revenues in support of these purposes and for pedestrian or other public convenience, and (b) to not create or maintain a public forum of any kind on the properties, including but not limited to a forum for assembly, speech or expression.

(4) If the University should determine, on a particular occasion and for a particular purpose, to create a limited, public forum, the University shall formally communicate its intent to do so, stating with specificity the occasion, purpose, time and location of the forum. Any such forum shall be temporary and limited in nature.


Authority: BOG Regulation 1.001.

History: New 9-1-16.