UC and UC Berkeley Policies and Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions about UC Berkeley's Conflict of Interest Policy and Procedures

UC Research Policies and Guidance: Academic Conflicts of Interest or Commitment Related to Sponsored Research (UCOP)

Conflict of Interest Policy and Compendium of Specialized University Policies, Guidelines, and Regulations Related to Conflict of Interest (UCOP Business and Finance Bulletin G-39)

Guide To Consulting For Faculty And Academic Employees: campus memo, Guide (UCB)

Participation in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs (UCB)

Conflict of Interest Review of Directors of Joint Research Centers (UCB)

Conflict of Interest/Conflict of Commitment Cases (UCB)

Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activies of Faculty Members (UCOP APM - 025)

University of California Standards of Ethical Conduct (UCOP)

Conflict of Interest and Material Transfer Agreements (UCOP) (PDF)

Gifts/Grants Distinction: Campus Policy on Gifts/Grants Distinction, VCR: Contracts, Gifts and Grants (UCB)


Review Process

The faculty Conflict of Interest Committee is responsible for the review and assessment of financial disclosures related to research projects.

Guidelines for the review process

Committee membership and meeting schedule


Record Retention

Record Retention Requirements


Other Resources

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Conflicts of Interest and Transparency Initiatives

Association of American Universities (AAU): Conflicts of Interest

Council on Governmental Relations (COGR): Conflict of Interest