UT Code of Conduct

The University of Tennessee’s Code of Conduct applies to all faculty, staff, and students. The purpose of the Code goes beyond mere compliance with laws, regulations, and policies to developing an organizational culture of ethical behavior. The Code of Conduct website provides policies, guidelines, and available training for each principle of the Code.
Code of Conduct training is available on K@TE.

UT Code of Conduct Promotional Materials.

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For University of Tennessee System European Union General Data Protection Regulation, refer to European Union General Data Protection Regulation.

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University Policies

University fiscal, human resources, information technology, safety, and Board of Trustees policies can be accessed from a central policy website which includes a useful search engine.

For research related policies, refer to the UT Research Foundation Policies.


For University of Tennessee System HIPAA designation, policies and resources, refer to UT HIPAA Information.
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For reporting concerns and UT hotlines refer to Report Concerns. UT Compliance Hotline Promotional Materials.

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Research Compliance Sites

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Campus/Institute Compliance Officers

UT campus/institute compliance officers for significant regulations are provided below. Questions on compliance and reports of compliance violations should be directed to these individuals.

UT Knoxville
UT Chattanooga
UT Martin
UT Health Science Center
UT Institute of Agriculture
UT Institute for Public Services
UT Space Institute
UT System Administration
[Other campuses are under development]

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Federal Law Resources

The following websites provide good summaries of federal laws that apply to higher education:

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Tennessee State Laws

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