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Institutional Compliance

Program Mission

To promote and support a culture at the University of Houston-Victoria which builds compliance consciousness into the daily activities of University personnel and encourages employees to conduct University business with honesty and integrity.

Program Goals


The Higher Education Compliance Alliance

Employee Standards of Conduct

Employees of the University of Houston-Victoria are public servants and employees of the State. University employees have a responsibility to the public to adhere to the highest ethical standards in the performance of duties.

The laws, policies and guidelines set forth below are the framework for the ethics and standards of conduct expected of University employees.

This information is intended to familiarize you with the standards that govern your conduct as a state employee. If you are in need of further guidance, you are encouraged to consult with your unit supervisor, the Director of Human Resources or the campus Institutional Compliance Officer. The State Ethics Commission ( or toll free (800) 325-8506 also offers help and guidance.