UCSF Whistleblower Policies and Procedures

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Under California law and University policy, members of the campus community are encouraged to bring forward any concerns or allegations regarding improper governmental activities within the University (commonly known as "Whistleblower Complaints").

Where to Report?

  • University-wide confidential hotline (independently operated by EthicsPoint): 1-800-403-4744
  • University-wide confidential web reporting (independently operated by EthicsPoint)
  • Director–Audit Services, UCSF Whistleblower Coordinator, 1 (415) 476-3851
    Campus mail: Box 0818
  • Your supervisor (or other appropriate administrator within your unit), who will report it to the Whistleblower Coordinator, Human Resources, Academic Affairs, or Office of Ethics & Compliance
  • Directly to any of the above offices
  • Bureau of State Audits: 1 (800) 952-5665  or www.bsa.ca.gov/hotline
  • California Attorney General Hotline: 1 (800) 952-5225

Protection from Retaliation:  If you believe you have been retaliated against for whistleblowing, you may seek redress through applicable grievance processes or by filing a formal complaint with:  

  • The Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, who serves as the Locally Designated Official (LDO). The LDO can be reached at 415-502-3468 or via the Office of Ethics & Compliance website.


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