Compliance & Policy Office
The Compliance and Policy Office provides central support for the university's efforts to comply with its legal, regulatory and ethical obligations. It promotes William & Mary's Code of Ethics and other policies. The Chief Compliance Officer has overall responsibility for the university's compliance program.
The Office also has direct responsibility for compliance with federal and state anti-discrimination laws; the Chief Compliance Officer is the university's Title IX Coordinator, ADA/Rehabilitation Act Coordinator and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator. The Chief Compliance Officer investigates reports and complaints of discrimination, working closely with the Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity.
The Compliance and Policy Office helps:
- Develop, maintain and promote awareness of university regulations, policies and procedures, particularly those designed to ensure compliance;
- Investigate reported or identified compliance concerns or complaints, including discrimination and harassment; and
- Identify and close compliance gaps and develop compliance solutions, including by working with the Risk Management Committee.
You should contact the Office with:
- Requests for compliance guidance – questions and concerns about meeting compliance obligations;
- Reports or complaints of compliance problems including unethical behavior; and
- Questions about policies or procedures.
The Compliance and Policy Office does not provide privileged legal advice.