University Code of Conduct

Standard of Conduct

5. Promote a Culture of Compliance.

The University is committed to meeting legal requirements and to fostering a culture of ethics and compliance.

(a) Expectations – Community members are expected to:

  • learn and follow the laws, regulations, contracts, and University policies and procedures applicable to University activities;
  • be proactive to prevent and detect any compliance violations;
  • report suspected violations to supervisors or other University officials; and
  • ensure that reports of violations within their area of responsibility are properly resolved, including disclosure to sponsors or other state or federal authorities as appropriate.

(b) Prohibition – Community members are prohibited from retaliating against another community member for reporting a suspected compliance violation.