Stephen F. Austin State University is committed to excellence and promoting the highest level of ethical conduct by our administration, faculty, staff and university community. To this end, the university maintains policies regarding fraudulent or unethical conduct as well as procedures and responsibilities for detecting, reporting and resolving instances of known or suspected fraudulent activity and prescribes a coordinated approach toward investigation and resolution of fraudulent activity.
Purchases from employees
Purchases (including P-Card, requisition, purchase order and purchase voucher) from an SFA officer or employee are prohibited unless the price is equal to or less than that which can be obtained from any other known and ethical source, regardless of the dollar amount.
Disclosure of substantial interest
Purchases from any person or entity with which the officer or employee has a family, financial or personal relationship should be avoided where possible or otherwise disclosed and managed. In addition, disclosures are required for pending or active research or other sponsored activities.