Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services
The goal of the Compliance program is to assist in the university's endeavors to fulfill its responsibilities to the people of California in an ethics-based environment that is compliant with applicable laws, rules and regulations and in which the public trust is maintained.
See the glossary of compliance terms for definitions and explanations of common terms.
Standards of Conduct and Policies and Procedures
Adopted by the Regents of the University of California, May 2005
The UC Statement of Ethical Values and Standards of Ethical Conduct. Adopted by The Regents of the University of California, May 2005.
Oversight and Accountability
Education and Training
Upcoming and archived webinars on ethics and compliance topics.
If you suspect that a UC employee is engaged in improper governmental activities, UC has policies that can show you how to "blow the whistle" and can protect you from retaliation. This site provides important information for employees and supervisors about the whistleblower policies.
The UC Whistleblower hotline is a systemwide tool for employees to use when reporting potential compliance issues, or instances of improper governmental activity, in a confidential manner
The Office of the Director of Investigations maintains oversight of a comprehensive program for review and investigation of complaints of improper governmental activity made under the university's Whistleblower Policy.
Your immediate supervisor is your primary reporting option, but there are other local and systemwide resources available.
Key contacts, policies, training and resources that support UCOP's commitment to creating and maintaining a safe community and workplace.