Duke Policies

Use of University Lands and Facilities

The land and facilities of Duke University are private property and shall be used primarily to carry out the mission of the University as a nonprofit educational, research and health care institution including the conduct of instruction, research, general university programs and related administrative uses. Use of university land or facilities shall be permitted when consistent with these functions and with the university’s status as a tax-exempt educational institution. Uses of Duke University land and facilities must conform to all applicable laws and regulations related to the proposed use. The university reserves the right to deny use of its lands and facilities to any individuals and entities. This policy is applicable to all Duke University land and facilities but excluding the Duke Forest, the Searle Center, and the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, and excluding the properties of Duke University Health System, Inc.

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Use of University Lands and Facilities Policy (pdf)

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Policy Owner: University Secretary