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(Click on the appropriate category below)
Academic Matters Unethical behavior that violates the integrity of the academic process including cheating, plagiarism and forgery of official documents.
Athletics Improper behavior involving the university's athletic department and programs including intercollegiate athletics programs (NCAA) and non-intercollegiate programs such as intramurals, camps, and recreation.
CMU Health clinical/medical issues Patient care, faculty/staff issues, such as safety, harassment or misuse of resources.
Conflict of Interest Employee or employee's family member has an interest that may compromise or influence their behavior relative to the conduct of their duties at the university.
Falsification of Contracts, Reports or Records Altering, fabricating, falsifying, or forging documents, contracts, or records.
Financial Reporting Unethical recording or reporting of accounting and financial transactions resulting in misstatements of financial records and/or reports.
Fraud, Waste, or Abuse of Resources Illegal acts characterized by an intentional misrepresentation or concealment of information to secure an unfair gain; or deficient or improper use of university resources.
HIPAA Compliance The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, is a Federal Regulation dealing with health records, created to ensure the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) with regard to patient records and research subject data. All suspected HIPAA Incidents must be reported in a timely manner.
Improper Giving or Receiving of Gifts Giving or receiving items as an effort to influence a university business relationship or decision.
Information Technology Matters involving data integrity, privacy, copyright violations, or misuse of university information technology resources.
Research Matters involving university research projects including human and animal research misconduct, compliance with export controls, misuse of grant funds, scientific misconduct.
Theft/Embezzlement Unauthorized removal or taking of university property or funds.
Other Other matters not described in one of the above categories.
Do not use this site to report events presenting an immediate threat to life or property. Reports submitted through this service may not receive an immediate response. If you require emergency assistance, please contact your local authorities.
CMU Ethics Hotline
Central Michigan University has selected EthicsPoint to provide a simple, anonymous way to confidentially report activities that may involve unethical or otherwise inappropriate behavior in violation of university policies. To file a report, click on the appropriate category from the list on this page, or call EthicsPoint toll-free at 1-866-294-9379.
Concerns regarding the following topics may be better served by contacting the corresponding link below, but keep in mind it may not be anonymous:
  • Staff Human Resource issues. Please direct these concerns to Employee Relations at (989)774-7188 or send an email to
  • Faculty Human Resource issues. Please direct these concerns to Faculty Personnel at 989-774-3368 or send an email to
  • Harassment, discrimination, and/or sexual misconduct. Please direct these concerns to the Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity at 989-774-3253 or click here
  • Health Safety or Environmental issues. Please direct these concerns to Risk Management, Environmental Health and Safety at 989-774-7398 and/or email Please direct insurance questions to (989)774-3741
  • Alcohol, Drugs, or Weapons issues. Please direct these concerns to CMU Police's Anonymous Tip Line at 989-774-1847 or send an email to
CMU asserts that no retaliatory action will be taken against anyone for reporting or inquiring in good faith about potential ethical misconduct.

CMU employees are expected to use good judgment in the use of this and any reporting system.