Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Human Resources NUMBER: 02.A.09
SUBJECT: Conflict of Interest
June 15, 1992; Revised January 31, 2008 Page 1 of 3
Although the University of Houston System depends upon the integrity and discretion of
its staff with respect to actual or apparent conflict of interest, all University of Houston
System employees are subject to the prohibitions of state law and applicable federal
guidelines. This administrative memorandum presents guidelines to avoid conflicts of
interest in accordance with Board of Regents Policy 57.08.
2.1. Conflict of interest is the use of one's University of Houston System employment
to obtain unauthorized privileges, benefits, or things of value for oneself or
2.2. Guidelines to avoid conflict of interest include the following:
a. No employee shall solicit, accept, or agree to accept any privilege, benefit
or thing of value for the exercise of his or her discretion, influence or
powers as an employee except as allowed by law.