Ethics & Conflicts of Interest
Conflict of Interest (COI) is a legal term that encompasses a wide spectrum of actions involving personal advantages arising from University employment (or the appearance of such advantages).Learn More
OGC assists University personnel and the Office of Technology Commercialization in identifying, obtaining, and protecting intellectual property.Learn More
Upon request from the Department of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, OGC provides assistance in reviewing and negotiating contracts for the procurement of goods and services.Learn More
The mission of the UMPD is to serve the university community; OGC interfaces with the Department when processing Denials of Access, also called Trespass Orders.Learn More
In conjunction with the Office of Real Estate, OGC advises on issues relating to the ownership, construction, leasing and management of all real property and facilities.Learn More
Upon request from ORA, OGC provides assistance in reviewing and negotiating awards.Learn More
UMD provides workers’ compensation benefits to employees who are injured in the course of their employment in accordance with the USM and the State of Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act.Learn More
This website is provided as a resource for learning basic legal competencies on a variety of topics that affect the university.
Disclaimer Notice: These materials are presented here for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice on a particular matter. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific facts and circumstances relating to an issue. For legal advice on a particular university matter within your official responsibilities, please consult with a member of the Office of General Counsel.