Policy Q&A    

Below you will find some questions and answers that may help expand your understanding of Conflicts of Interest, Conflicts of Commitment and Outside Activities and how it applies to you.  These are general questions and scenarios.  If you have any questions you should contact The Office of Institutional Compliance at extension 6478.
   
Where is the policy located? Maximize    

   
To whom does the policy apply? Maximize    

   
Am I allowed to have outside employment? Maximize    

   
When do I need to get prior approval? Maximize    

   
Do I always need prior approval? Maximize    

   
How do I get prior approval? Maximize    

   
Do I have any options if my request is rejected? Maximize    

   
How are disclosures different from prior approvals? Maximize    

   
Who needs to make disclosures? Maximize    

   
What is a conflict of commitment? Maximize    

   
What is a conflict of interest? Maximize    

   
What activities do I need to disclose? Maximize    

   
What kind of information do I need to provide? Maximize    

   
What does "immediate family" mean? Maximize    

   
Will this data be publicly available online? Maximize    

   
What about Faculty with nine-month appointments? Maximize    

   
Does "substantial interest" include mutual funds? Maximize    

   
Can travel or registration fees be considered a gift? Maximize    

   
What does "primarily personal" mean? Maximize    

   
What is a conflict management plan? Maximize    

   
What does it mean when an approval has been rescinded? Maximize