Page Contents:

  1. Code of Conduct
  2. Executive Order #54
  3. Drug-Free Campus
  4. Employee Ethics
  5. Information Security
  6. Sexual Violence Prevention

Code of Conduct

Synopsis: The Code of Conduct establishes guidelines for professional conduct by those acting on behalf of the University including executive officers, faculty, staff, and other individuals employed by the University using University resources or facilities, and volunteers and representatives acting as agents of the University.

Executive Order #54

(Child Abuse or Neglect Reporting)

Synopsis: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee strives to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment for everyone involved in university activities. Children come in contact with UWM employees through various programs, camps, and events. In 2011 the Governor signed Executive Order #54, which requires that all University of Wisconsin System employees must report incidents of child abuse and neglect.

Drug-Free Campus

Synopsis: The University of Wisconsin System and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee prohibit the unlawful possession, use, distribution, manufacture or dispensing of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on university property or as part of university activities.

Employee Ethics

Synopsis: UWM is an agency of the State of Wisconsin and its employees are bound by certain ethical rules that apply to all state employees.

Information Security

Synopsis: UWM values the importance of information security and thus requires mandatory training of all employees.

Sexual Violence Prevention

(Title IX)

Synopsis: Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, and any other sex-based misconduct, relationship violence, discrimination based on pregnancy, and the failure to provide equal opportunity in all areas of schooling such as admissions, educational programs or activities, and athletics. In compliance with Title IX, UWM will not tolerate discrimination or harassing conduct that is based on a protected status.

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