1. University employees interact with outside peers, businesses, governments, organizations, and others to benefit themselves, the University mission, and the public at large. No matter the outside activity or circumstances involved, employees must act and make decisions with absolute credibility, integrity, and objectivity, fulfill their primary commitment to the University and the best interests of its mission, and understand and comply with state and federal requirements.
  2. As such, employees are expected to take all reasonable precautions and seek appropriate guidance to ensure that their outside interests do not place them in conflict with their duties and responsibilities as University employees. Employees must disclose outside interests annually in accordance with University policies so that they can be reviewed and managed or eliminated, as appropriate.
  3. This requirement applies equally to conflicts of time and financial conflicts.


Key Policies, Statements, and Guidelines

UT System Employee and Organizational Development Training

  • COMPLIANCE IMPACT: Conflict of Interest – Just Helping a Friend via K@TE

Campus Training

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