Office of Compliance and Ethics


Establish and maintain a centralized compliance and ethics function that promotes a system-wide culture of compliance, integrity, and ethical behavior through adherence of the requirements set forth in the Florida Board of Governors Regulation 4.003, State University System Compliance and Ethics Programs and in Chapter 8 § 8B2.1, Effective Compliance and Ethics Programs, of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Elements of an Effective Compliance Program

I. Governing Oversight and Accountability

II. Develop Effective Lines of Communication

III. Conduct Effective Lines of Communication

IV.  Establish Policies and Procedures

V. Conduct Internal Monitoring and Auditing

VI. Prevention, Response, and Enforcement

VII. Foster an Ethical Culture through Incentives and Disciplinary Guidelines

VIII. Measure Program Effectiveness