The University of North Texas System and its universities are committed to conducting themselves with the highest integrity and in compliance with all laws. They are dedicated to ensuring that its faculty, staff, and administration understand the requirements of applicable laws, and that they have access to the training and guidance they need to carry out their duties in an effective and ethical manner.
It is the policy of UNT System and its campuses to identify and promptly investigate any possibility of fraudulent or related dishonest activities against the UNT System or one if its universities and, when appropriate, to pursue legal remedies available under the law.
UNT System Administration, UNT, and UNT Dallas are organizations with strong values of responsibility and integrity. Our organizations are committed to maintaining an environment where open, honest communications are the expectation, and not the exception. Our organizations strive for students, employees, and other community members to feel empowered to turn integrity into action by voicing concerns when you become aware of something that is not in the best interest of our community.
Our Standards of Conduct policies contain general guidelines for conducting business with the highest standards of ethics. We want you to feel comfortable in approaching your supervisor or management in instances where you believe violations of policies or standards have occurred. Your input is highly valuable and you have our guarantee that your concerns will be heard. In situations where you prefer to place an anonymous report in confidence, you are encouraged to use this Trust Line, hosted by a third party provider, NAVEX Global.
Another option for reporting suspected fraud, waste and abuse, in addition to reporting it to a UNT System or campus organization, is directly reporting the suspected incident to the State Auditor's Office. The State Auditor's telephone number is 1-800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348) and their website is http://sao.fraud.state.tx.us.