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EthicsPoint is a simple online system for reporting activities that may involve misconduct or violations of University Policy.  You can also use it to ask questions anonymously (make an inquiry), or raise a concern that may not rise to the level of misconduct.

This is an additional method of reporting issues, concerns and suspected misconduct. EthicsPoint does not supersede any existing reporting methods or protocols already in place at Northwestern, and we encourage you to report concerns to our compliance partners directly.  When in doubt, when unsure where to go, or when you prefer to remain anonymous, EthicsPoint is always available, and we encourage you to speak up.

Any suspected problems or complaints reported via EthicsPoint will be reviewed in accordance with current University procedures, including those described in the Faculty, Staff, or Student Handbooks. 

Please see our FAQs for additional information about reporting concerns.

Protection from Retaliation

Northwestern's Policy on Non-Retaliation prohibits the taking of retaliatory action against anyone for reporting or inquiring about potential breaches of University policy or for seeking guidance on how to handle suspected breaches.