UMass Boston

Report a Concern

UMass Boston is dedicated to leading its research in agreement with ethical and legal requirements and to addressing any claims of potential non-compliance. As an employee or student at UMass Boston you have the right to report any potential non-compliant concerns.

Concerns can be routed to:

  • Matthew Meyer, Associate Vice Provost for Research and Director of ORSP - (617) 287-5372

If you prefer, you may report your concerns confidentially and anonymously: 

  • UMass Boston Compliance HelpLine - (866) 415-5124

This phone line has been established to provide a means to anonymously report potential compliance violations or suspected wrongdoing. Callers will be directed to a voicemail system

Examples of activities and operations in which non-compliance may occur include activities such as:

  • Research Activities Involving Animals, Hazardous Materials, or Human Subjects
  • Scientific Misconduct such as Fabrication, Falsification and Plagiarism
  • Fraudulent Use of Federal, State or University Funds
  • Safety Laws, Policies and Procedures
  • Conflict of Interest and Ethics Laws and Policies
  • Activities Subject to Export Control Laws