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University Compliance

Ethics and Compliance FAQS

What is University Compliance?

Coastal Carolina University is a complex institution that engages in a broad variety of activities and is subject to laws, regulations and policies that apply to education, research, public safety, information security, human resources, tax, environmental protection and many other areas. Compliance means following these laws, regulations and policies when acting on behalf of the university.

How does University Compliance affect you?

The success of the compliance program requires involvement by all faculty and staff at Coastal Carolina University. Throughout the year, employees may be asked to participate in training, quality assurance reviews and other activities designed to improve the university's business processes and legal compliance. Each yesr, employees also  certify that they're in compliance with the university's Code of Ethical Conduct.

When should I contact University Compliance?

Anytime you have a question about University policies and/or procedures, if you need guidance relating to a regulatory or legal mandate, if you want to report a potential violation, or if you have any other questions or concerns that you think we may be able to assist with.

How can you make sure you are in compliance?

It depends on your specific role with the university. University Compliance can assist you by ensuring you have the proper training and resources, as well as provide guidance when it is needed.