Report Ethics & Compliance Violations

This Ethics & Compliance Hotline (SpeakTU) is a 24-hour / 7 days a week third-party service for reporting possible illegal, unethical or improper conduct.

What is this Ethics & Compliance Hotline? 

This hotline allows any Towson University employee or others to report ethics and compliance violations by calling 877-773-2588 or filing an online report

This phone and web-based reporting service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is run by an independent third-party provider, EthicsPoint. 

What Can I Report to the Ethics & Compliance Hotline? 

You can report violations such as: professional misconduct, fraud, theft/embezzlement, improper giving or gifts, employee misconduct, data privacy/integrity issues, research grant misconduct or misappropriation of costs, and environmental and safety matters. 

How Do I Make a Report? 

There are two ways to submit a report: 

  1. Select “Make a Report” on the EthicsPoint site.
    OR
  2. Dial toll-free, within the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico and Canada:
    877-SPEAKTU (877-773-2588). 

What Happens Next? 

After you complete your report, you will be assigned a unique code called a “report key.” Write down your report key and password and keep them in a safe place. After 5-6 business days, use your report key and password to check your report for feedback or questions. 

Other Reporting Resources

More Information

Contact the Office of the General Counsel, ,  for more information about the Ethics & Compliance Hotline or if you have any questions about reporting ethics violations.