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Vanderbilt University is committed to the highest standards of ethics, honesty, and integrity in pursuit of its mission of education, research, and public service.

All members of the Board of Trust, the Chancellor, General Officers, members of the Executive Administration, administrative officers, members of the faculty and staff and others representing Vanderbilt University are expected to adhere to these standards of conduct in the discharge of their duties. The Vanderbilt University Compliance Program demonstrates the University's commitment to ethical conduct and compliance by setting forth guidelines for conduct designed to prevent and detect violations of law and by encouraging compliance by providing support, training and educational resources to assist Vanderbilt in fulfilling its responsibilities through its faculty and staff. The Compliance Program is designed to assist and facilitate the University in fulfilling its compliance responsibilities by creating a process to monitor the University's compliance efforts and by documenting the University's expectations for its faculty, staff and other representatives in the performance of their responsibilities at Vanderbilt.

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VUMC Compliance

Policy on Technology and Literary and Artistic Works

Human Resources Policies & Procedures

Institutional, Financial Aid and Consumer Information

Vanderbilt Export Compliance

Vanderbilt University Compliance Reporting Hotline

An anonymous, confidential hotline is available to report compliance concerns and complaints. Reports can be made online here or by toll-free call to (844) 814-5935.
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Vanderbilt Hotline Policy

Office of Conflict of Interest and Commitment Management

Information regarding Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosures, the Conflict Disclosure System (CDS), COI resources, and additional COI information
Conflict Disclosure System for online entry of COI disclosures
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Protection of Minors Policy

Information on reporting abuse, registering your program, and education

Guidelines for Suspected Financial Fraud

Vanderbilt Document Retention & Destruction Policies