Ohio Ethics Hotline
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Ohio University (OHIO) has selected EthicsPoint to provide a simple, anonymous way for employees to report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse of university assets or other compliance and regulatory issues. You may file a report by calling toll-free 1-866-294-9591.
OHIO considers employee concerns very important and desires your cooperation in resolving such issues. However, the Ethics Hotline does not replace or supersede existing reporting methods on campus. The University strongly encourages employees to report concerns directly through normal lines of communication.


Categories of concerns not reportable through the Ethics Hotline include the following:
  • Human Resources: All reports of employee misconduct, harassment, discrimination or other human resource issues must be reported directly to University Human Resources at 740-593-1636. Human resource reports will not be accepted through the Ethics Hotline.
  • Institutional Equity: Reports of discrimination or harassment or concerns about disability accessibility must be reported to the Title IX/ADA-504 Coordinator at the Office for Institutional Equity at 740-593-9132 or via email at equity@ohio.edu. Reports of discrimination, harassment or issues related to accessibility will not be accepted through the Ethics Hotline.
  • Academic Affairs: Please direct your inquiries to the relevant Department Chair/School Director or College Dean.
  • Student Affairs: Students are encouraged to click on http://www.ohiou.edu/deanofstudents/concerns.htm for a list of common concerns that are not generally reportable through the Ethics Hotline. Along with this list are offices and other resources designed to assist in helping resolve your concerns. If your concern is not addressed by this site, you are invited to contact the Dean of Students Office at 593-1800 during office hours.
  • OUPD: In the case of an emergency contact the Ohio University Police at 593-1911.
Make a Report
To make a report to Ohio University, call toll-free 1-866-294-9591. The following categories of reports will be accepted:
Accounting, fraud, theft, donor stewardship, or other financial issue
Concerns related to grants or research, athletics, and violations of local, state, federal or other regulations
Unsafe working conditions, vandalism, environmental issues, and other risk and safety issues
Medical issues related to university medical operations
Data privacy or integrity, inappropriate use of technology, software piracy or copyright infringements.
Our Commitment
Ohio University (OHIO) asserts that reports submitted via EthicsPoint will be handled promptly and discretely. No retaliatory action will be taken against anyone for reporting or inquiring in good faith about potential breaches of OHIO's policies. Reports submitted through EthicsPoint will be given careful attention by OHIO with the objective of correcting the situation being reported. Employees are expected to use good judgment in the use of this reporting system. All individuals making EthicsPoint reports should focus on the central issue of their complaint. Statements of personal opinion concerning individuals named in the report should not be included.
Disclaimer
EthicsPoint reports occasionally contain statements of personal opinion which are not relevant to the central complaint of fraud, waste or abuse of university resources. These extraneous complaints will not and cannot be investigated.
ETHICSPOINT IS NOT A 911 OR EMERGENCY SERVICE
Do not use this site to report events presenting an immediate threat to life, property, or other emergency. Reports submitted through this service may not receive an immediate response. If you require emergency assistance, please call 911.