Welcome To the Office of Ethics

“Members of the University of California community are committed to the highest ethical standards in furtherance of our mission of teaching, research and public service. We recognize that we hold the University in trust for the people of the State of California. Our policies, procedures, and standards provide guidance for application of the ethical values … in our daily life and work as members of this community.”

“Pursuit of the University of California mission of teaching, research and public service requires a shared commitment to the core values of the University as well as a commitment to the ethical conduct of all University activities. The Standards of Ethical Conduct are a statement of our belief in ethical, legal and professional behavior in all of our dealings inside and outside the University.” 

~ The Regents of the University of California


EDUCAUSE Live! WebiArtificial Intelligence in Education: Legal Considerations and Ethical Questions

January 18, 2019

This webinar will discuss how schools and other education providers can use artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to promote student success, improve retention, streamline enrollment, and better manage resources. It covers the benefits and limitations of these emerging technologies, as well as related legal obligations related to privacy, data protection, equal protection, and discrimination law.

California Whistleblower Protection Act

July 17, 2017

The University of California encourages all employees to report improper governmental activity by the University of California or a University of California employee (e.g., corruption, malfeasance, bribery, theft or misuse of government property, fraud, coercion, or conversion), or wastes money, or involves gross misconduct, gross incompetence, or gross inefficiency.