Last Revised: Friday, November 13, 2020

Responsible University Administrator: Vice Chancellor, Business & Finance

Responsible University Office: Facilities Maintenance & Operations

Policy Contact: Jeff Culbertson


This policy applies to all property owned and operated by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).

Policy Statement

Public Law 94‐344 shall govern the proper use and display of flags on the UNL campus. The U.S. flag and the State of Nebraska flag will be lowered as directed by the Governor of Nebraska or the U.S. President. 

Facilities Maintenance and Operations supports two official flag locations:

  • Canfield Administration Building on City Campus
  • East Campus Mall, in front of Chase Hall

All other flag locations are supported by local departments or auxiliaries.

If you have questions regarding flags, please call the Facilities Service Desk at 472-1550.

Reason for Policy

This policy is meant to govern flag display and lowering on UNL property.

Additional Contacts

Facilities Service Desk - Questions



  • This policy was reformatted in 2020. The first sentence of the policy statement was added for clarification at that time.