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The University is committed to the highest ethical standards in the furtherance of its mission of teaching, research, and public service. 

  • Higher education organizations, including UC Davis, are facing increasing threats of fraud.

  • The definition of fraud is any intentional act or omission designed to deceive others, resulting in a loss or damage to the University and/or the perpetrator achieving a gain.

  • UC Davis is committed to responding to fraud risk through an institution-wide program of awareness, transparency, and training.

Watch this brief video to learn more about ways to prevent, detect, and report suspected fraud: