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Compliance Office

The key to integrity lies with all of us.  All members of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia community are expected to uphold the highest ethical standard in carrying out their professional responsibilities. Upholding this standard is integral to the mission of the university.

Code of Conduct

The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Code of Conduct Statement is an acknowledgement by the university's faculty and staff to uphold the highest corporate ethics, to carry out their professional responsibilities with integrity, and to make a commitment to do what is right.

This Code of Conduct requires every member of the University community to:

  • Be honest, fair and trustworthy in all of their activities and relationships.
  • Act responsibly and with integrity, both in their professional actions and as members of the community.
  • Treat all students, faculty and staff members with dignity and respect, recognizing that we are partners and all share in the University's success.
  • Avoid conflicts of interest.
  • Foster an atmosphere in which fairness and equality are extended to all members the University community.
  • Strive to create a safe workplace and to protect the environment.
  • Sustain a culture through all levels of leadership where ethical conduct is recognized, respected and promoted.
  • Make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work.

Members of the University community who feel that a university employee is in violation of this Code of Conduct should report their concerns to their Dean, Department Head or Department Chair, or to their immediate supervisor. Alternatively, reports of suspected violations of this Code of Conduct can be made to EthicsPoint hotline at 888.266.0218 or at www.ethicspoint.com. All reports of non-compliance will be addressed in strict confidence.

 

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