All University of Wisconsin System employees are required to comply with the code of ethics applicable to their employment status. These codes are designed to prevent conflicts between an employee’s private interests and public responsibilities.
- The standards for UW System employees who are state public officials (generally high-level administrators) are found in Chapter 19 of the Wisconsin statutes.
- The rules for unclassified employees (generally faculty and academic staff employees) are in Ch. UWS 8, Wisconsin Administrative Code.
- The rules for university staff (generally most other UW System employees) are found in Regent Policy Document 20-22.