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Conflict of Interest

All Florida International University faculty and staff are subject to the State of Florida Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees (“Code of Ethics”). Chapter 112, Part III, Florida Statutes. The Code of Ethics contains provisions that:

  • prohibit certain actions or conduct or
  • require that certain disclosures be made

In order to comply with applicable federal and state laws, the University has policies and procedures in place, as well as an electronic disclosure process that allows faculty and staff to disclose outside activities and financial interests that may constitute a conflict of interest between their personal interests and their public duties on behalf of FIU.

To visit the HR COI Portal, click here.

For instructions on how to use the system and for state and federal guidance, click here.



For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

Ethics Inquiries and Concerns

During the course of your employment at FIU, you may be presented with a business or employment opportunity, or a personal gift, for which you may need guidance regarding the scope and application of the Florida Code of Ethics to your specific situation.

Please know that there are two offices that can assist you with this guidance.

You may contact:

  • Office of the General Counsel
    Telephone: 305-348-2103

  • Office of University Compliance & Integrity
    Telephone: 305-348-2216