The Office of Internal Audit provides and maintains the UF Compliance Hotline whereby university staff, faculty, students and trustees, and the general public may anonymously report allegations of improprieties related to the university. If you are not comfortable reporting your concern through the University’s normal administrative channels, anonymous non-emergency reports can be made to the UF Compliance Hotline, operated 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. The UF Compliance Hotline is provided by “The Network,” a company that provides confidential hotline reporting services to many other universities and corporations. We welcome and encourage good faith reporting!
How to Use the UF Compliance Hotline
There are two methods to use the UF Compliance Hotline:
- By phone, you are greeted by a trained interviewer who documents in detail the situation you describe. You don’t have to give your name, and the call or transaction is not recorded or traced
- A report number will be assigned. Then, the information will be relayed to the appropriate University office to investigate your concern
- Using the report number, you may call or e-mail to add more information
Complete all screens of the web form on line. You may disclose your name or remain anonymous. When you have completed the web form press the submit button.
What Should Be Reported?
Activities or conduct that you believe violate a state or federal law or University policy should be reported. This includes violations of contract and grants, ethics policy, financial reporting and other compliance violations of any kind.
Click on the link for examples of Topics of concern that may be reported to The Network
What Should Not Be Reported?
The Hotline service is not expected to receive concerns for which the University does not have responsibility or that are:
- Employment concerns such as performance evaluations, merit raises, and pure student concerns
- Related to grievances filed by faculty and staff for which institutional policies and procedures exist