In support of its mission and core values, Nova Southeastern University is committed to creating a culture of high ethical standards, and lawful conduct by promoting adherence to all applicable laws, regulations, as well as internal policies and procedures. The Office of University Compliance (“University Compliance Program”) was established in February 2019 and focuses its efforts on promoting a university culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance.
The Employee Code of Ethical Conduct (“Code”) is a tool to help create and maintain a culture of integrity. It is a set of expectations that outline the types of behaviors that are expected in the workplace. It’s important for employees to comply with the Code and to report violations of the Code.
NSU has established a procedure that allows employees with knowledge of, or who in good faith, suspect any improper conduct including violations of applicable policies, laws, rules, and regulations to promptly report the matter to his or her supervisor or use the reporting process outlined in this Code, including the NSU Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline (toll free at 888-609-NOVA (888-609-6682).
No adverse actions will be taken against anyone for making a good faith report and/or raising a good faith concern.