The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Institutional Compliance

At UTRGV, We do the right thing

Integrity, accountability, transparency, and respect should guide our actions and decisions.


Department Mission Statement

The Institutional Compliance Office at UT Rio Grande Valley serves faculty, staff, and students by supporting a culture of compliance and ethical conduct through an ongoing commitment to integrity, accountability, transparency, and respect in all actions and decisions.


Departmental Purpose:

The Institutional Compliance program has two primary goals:

  1. To assure that all faculty and staff are aware of their respective duties and responsibilities in establishing and sustaining an ethical and compliant environment and a “do the right thing” culture; and
  2. To provide a mechanism for continuously assessing the effectiveness of compliance activities and for addressing identified issues in a proactive and timely manner.

The UTRGV Compliance Program demonstrates the University’s commitment to ethical conduct and compliance by setting forth guidelines for conduct designed to:

  1. Encourage compliance by providing support, training and educational resources;
  2. Uphold standards of conduct and comply with University policies; and
  3. Prevent, identify and correct violations.