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Concerns Not Addressed via Hotline

The following concerns should be reported using the existing institutional policies and procedures designed to effectively address them.

Faculty Grievances »

Faculty Grievances

If you are a faculty member of Texas Tech University, please click on the policy links below for the appropriate procedures to report your grievance:

TTU OP 32.01 - Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures »
TTU OP 32.05 - Faculty Grievance Procedures »
Regent's Rules, Chapter 04.02 (page 3) Tenure -»
Texas Tech University Faculty Handbook »
Staff Concerns and Grievances »

Staff Concerns and Grievances

TTU staff employees who have a complaint pertaining to any work-related problems should contact their supervisor first and attempt a resolution. If a resolution is not reached, click on the policy link below for the appropriate procedures to report your complaint.

TTU OP 70.10 Non-faculty Employee Complaint Procedures
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP70.10.php

TTU OP 40.02 Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure for Violations of Employment and Other Laws
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP40.02.php

TTU OP 40.03 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct, and Title IX Policy and Complaint Procedure
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP40.03.php

The complete Texas Tech University Operating Policies and Procedures Manual may be accessed online at
http://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/

For assistance with a complaint or any other similar employment-related concern, please contact:

Student Concerns and Grievances »

Student Concerns and Grievances

Texas Tech University has various procedures for addressing student complaints or grievances. In general, students should direct their questions to the persons responsible for the individual or department of concern. Students may also seek assistance from the Office of the Dean of Students as they go through a complaint or grievance process. The Dean of Students helps students understand all of the steps of the process as well as what information they may want to include in their written complaint or grievance.

Related operating policies and student complaint processes are available in the TTU Student Handbook and at the links below:

TTU OP 34.22 – Establishing Reasonable Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP34.22.php

TTU Student Handbook
www.ttu.edu/studenthandbook

Student Complaint Processes
http://www.depts.ttu.edu/dos/report_a_concern.php

For additional information, contact:
Dean of Students
201 Student Union Building
Phone: 806.742.2984

Discrimination and Harassment »

Discrimination and Harassment

Equal Employment Opportunity
Texas Tech University has established an Equal Employment Opportunity policy and implemented an Affirmative Action Program in compliance with federal and state employment laws and Executive Order 11246.

TTU OP 40.01 Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP40.01.php

Faculty, staff, and student employees who have a grievance pertaining to unlawful discrimination or other violations of the law that adversely affect their employment should click on the policy link below for appropriate procedures to report your grievance.

TTU OP 40.02 Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure for Violations of Employment and Other Laws
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP40.02.php

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Non-discrimination Policy
https://www.depts.ttu.edu/opmanual/OP40.03.php

Prior to filing a formal grievance, faculty, staff, and student employees may consult with the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity
http://www.texastech.edu/offices/equal-employment/
806-742-3627

Title IX
Under the United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title IX states that, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." 20 USCA § 1681

For more information on Title IX and appropriate procedures to report a grievance, visit:
Title IX Website

Misconduct in Research »

Misconduct in Research

Please click on the policy link below for the appropriate procedures to report misconduct in research or scholarly activity:

TTU OP 74.08 Allegations of Misconduct in Research, Scholarly, or Creative Activity

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Financial »

Financial

Accounting or internal control issues, fraud, theft, or other financial issues.

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Human Resources »

Human Resources

Employee or supervisor misconduct, payroll or leave violations, substance abuse, threats, or similar matters.

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Conflict of Interest »

Conflict of Interest

A conflict of interest is defined as a situation in which a person, such as an employee or a family member, has a private or personal interest sufficient to appear to influence the objective exercise of his or her official duties. (Examples include nepotism, inappropriate vendor relations, inappropriate or undisclosed relationships with contractors, bribery, misuse of confidential information).

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Regulatory Compliance »

Regulatory Compliance

Research matters, Athletics NCAA, unsafe working conditions, and security/privacy concerns.

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Computer Security and Data Integrity »

Computer Security and Data Integrity

Unauthorized access to Texas Tech computer systems. Unauthorized access to or disclosure of data, including personally identifiable student or employee information.

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Title IX/Sexual Misconduct »

Title IX/Sexual Misconduct

Sexual harassment; sexual assault; sexual misconduct; gender based discrimination; dating violence; domestic violence; stalking or other forms of sexual misconduct that involve a University employee, student, or visitor and that occur on University property or at a University event or that affects an employee, student or visitor’s participation in any education program or activity, including work, of the University.

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