The purpose of the New York University Code of Ethical Conduct is to highlight the essential elements of an ethical and responsible environment in which the central educational goals of the University can be met effectively and efficiently.
The Code articulates ethical standards, principles and policies which all NYU members - at home and abroad - are expected to uphold by incorporating these values into their daily University activities. Every member of the University- every part-time and full-time employee, faculty member, officer, trustee, overseer, and advisory board member – is expected to adhere to the Code.
Any employee of the University may submit a good faith complaint regarding violations of University policy, compliance concerns or other improper conduct without retaliation of any kind. For more information, visit the NYU Compliance and Risk Reporting Line webpage.
The Code of Ethical Conduct sets forth the following twelve principles to which we adhere: