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Ethics and Policy

About the Office of Ethics and Policy

Our mission is to promote a culture of transparency and accountability through policy and integrity initiatives. We accomplish this by sustaining the University policy infrastructure, by providing research and consultation, by addressing threats to institutional and individual integrity and by evaluating external threats to University policy and integrity.

Statement of Ethics

Carolina Ethics Line

Speak Up Carolina

Ethics and Policy Blog

Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz gets a flu shot on Polk Place on September 23, 2020, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Ethics of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

March 24, 2021

With so many Americans left to vaccinate, substantial distrust of the vaccine in many communities, and thousands of vaccines going to waste every day, how can we create policy to distribute vaccinations in an efficient and ethical manner? 

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Polk Place
Policy Review Committee Recap – July 2021

July 15, 2021

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on July 15, 2021 and discussed several policy updates including Payments to Students, Allowable Travel Expenses, and COVID-19 Community Standards.

Protection of Minors on Campus at UNC-Chapel Hill

July 1, 2021

Ethics and Policy intern Jay Ramesh interviews Starr Sanders, Protection of Minors Program Director at UNC.

Old Well
Policy Review Committee Recap – June 2021

June 25, 2021

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on June 15, 2021 and discussed several policy updates including Records Management, Flexible Working Arrangements, and Parking.

UNC Policy Website
New Policy Website Offers Improved Navigation, Search Features

June 1, 2021

The Office of Ethics and Policy’s new website puts more than 1,350 policy documents at your fingertips, boosting transparency.


Aug 19

Policy Review Committee – August 2021

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sep 16

Policy Review Committee – September 2021

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 14

Policy Review Committee – October 2021

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nov 11

Policy Review Committee – November 2021

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am