University of Rochester

Working at the University

Code of Conduct for Business Activities

II. E) Gratuities

Acceptance of gratuities (individual gifts greater than $100, or cumulative value greater than $250 in one year); or solicitation of money (of the same amounts) for non-work related activities, such as holiday parties or staff recognition, gifts, or special favors from private or public organizations or individuals with which the University does or may conduct business; or extending gratuities or special favors to employees of any sponsoring government or other agency or entity. (Invitations to events, such as charity sports competitions, may be acceptable but must be disclosed and discussed beforehand with the individual's supervisor.)

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