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Reporting Suspected Noncompliance at System Administration

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Compliance Hotline (1-877-217-2426 or Online)

The University of Texas System Administration encourages employees to report any suspected compliance concerns.  Examples of reportable concerns include illegal or fraudulent activity, financial misstatements or irregularities, conflicts of interest, unethical conduct, or violations of laws, rules, regulations, policies or procedures. If you have questions as to whether an action is reportable or not, please contact your supervisor or the System Administration Compliance Officer.

How can I report a violation?

Employees are encouraged to address compliance concerns through their institution's normal administrative channels.  However, there are several methods for reporting suspected compliance and ethics violations. 

  • Talk to your supervisor or department head,
  • Contact the System Administration Compliance Officer, or
  • Call the System Administration hotline at 1-877-217-2426 or provide your report Online

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What is the Hotline?

The System Administration Hotline and Online Web Form provide confidential ways for employees to report suspected wrongdoing in a manner that preserves anonymity and assures non-retaliation.  They are operated by an outside company not affiliated with the UT System and are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  If utilizing the Hotline, your call will be taken by a trained professional who will ask you questions about your concern.  Reports submitted through the Hotline or Web Form are then forwarded to the appropriate university officials who will promptly address the allegations.

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Can I choose to report anonymously?

You may choose to report anonymously and the information you provide will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law. 

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Do I have protection from retaliation if I report in good faith?

UT System policy, Regents' Rules and Regulations, and state law prohibit retaliation against anyone who in good faith reports an instance of suspected wrongdoing.  (UTS 131 Protection from Retaliation for Reporting Suspected Wrongdoing)

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What if my compliance concern involves another UT institution?

The System Administration compliance hotline and online web form are intended for use by employees of System Administration. If you are an employee of another UT System institution and you observe conduct not in compliance with laws, rules, regulations, policies or procedures, you are encouraged to report the situation to your supervisor, department head, institutional compliance officer, or your institution's compliance hotline number provided below.

Institution Hotline Site
Hotline Phone
UT Arlington 877-507-7314
UT Austin 877-507-7321
UT Dallas 888-228-7707
UT El Paso 888-228-7713
UT Permian Basin 833-429-0006
UT Rio Grande Valley 877-882-3999
UT San Antonio 210-458-5365
UT Tyler 877-507-7318
UTIMCO 833-222-3257
UT System Administration 877-217-2426
UT Southwestern Medical Center 877-507-7319
UT Medical Branch at Galveston 800-898-7679
UT Health Science Center at Houston 833-222-0056
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio 877-507-7317
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center 800-789-4448
UT Health Science Center at Tyler 833-442-5111

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FAQs regarding the Compliance Hotline

Click here for FAQ document.

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Are there additional reporting options?

You may also report suspected fraud, waste, and abuse involving state resources to the Texas State Auditor’s Office Hotline at 1-800-TX-AUDIT (1-800-892-8348).  You can find additional information at the Texas State Auditor's Office Hotline website.

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