As an employee subject to the State and Local Government Conflict of Interest Act, you must complete the Conflict of Interest Act training every two years in addition to completing the annual Statement of Economic Interest.

This training is provided by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council at

  1. Go and select “State Officers and Employees Training Module” under “Training Modules.”
  2. Complete registration form with First and Last Name, Email Address, Job Title, and Organization. Please register using your W&M or VIMS email address. Please enter your organization as either “College of William & Mary” or “Virginia Institute of Marine Science”. Click “Register” to advance to the training module.
  3. The training video should start automatically and will run for approximately 60 minutes in Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer. You must view the video all the way to the end, without fast forwarding through any content, in order to receive credit for completing the training. The system does not generate a certificate or other confirmation message, but will record your completion.
  4. Contact Margaret Morrison at [[mjmorrison]] or 757-221-3146 for support. Training completion records are kept by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council and can be requested through Margaret Morrison as well. A pdf version of this guide with images is also available.