Acceptance of Gifts and Gratuities

UCSB Policy 3015 sets forth the restrictions on University employees regarding the acceptance of gifts and gratuities. In pertinent part, it states:

To avoid any … appearance of favoritism, no officer or employee should accept any gift or gratuity from any source which is offered or reasonably appears to be offered because of the University position held by the officer or employee, nor should any officer or employee extend an offer of a gift on a similar basis.

If you have any questions as to whether accepting a gift or gratuity would be improper under this policy, please contact the UCSB Conflict of Interest Coordinator.