Why Do We Sign an Acknowledgement Form?
Employee Compliance and Ethics Guide
The purpose of the Employee Compliance and Ethics Guide (“Guide”)
is to emphasize the need for, and the responsibility of all employees of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) to be aware of and to perform their duties
and responsibilities in compliance with all applicable:
Federal and state laws
Local rules and regulations
Policies of the University of Houston
– System (UHS) Board of Regents
Policies and procedures of UHD
Although this Guide addresses a number
of specific laws, policies, rules and regulations, it is not intended
to be a comprehensive list of legal and ethical standards. Rather, it provides
UHD employees with information about the laws, policies,
rules and regulations that have a direct
impact on the University and its operations. It is also an educational tool and information directory to train UHD employees regarding the conduct required of them in the workplace.
the Guide, applicable UHS and UHD policies are
referenced to provide employees with more detailed information. Generally, if you have further questions please see your supervisor. Faculty
may discuss issues with their Department Chair and/or Dean. The Institutional Compliance Officer
and Compliance Committee members are also available to answer
The information contained in this guide and related links, is not a substitute for professional legal counsel. Any discrepancy between information in this guide and University of Houston System and University of Houston-Downtown policies is not intended to alter or amend official University of Houston System and University of Houston-Downtown policies. Inclusion of any link or reference to any entity, public or private, is not intended to be a warranty or endorsement of the completeness or quality of information contained therein, or of any sponsor of such information.