How do I report suspected Research Misconduct?

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is dedicated to adhering to the highest ethical standards and principles.

If you have factual information suggestive of fraudulent, wasteful or abusive activities, we want you to report.

Contact TAMU-CC's Institutional Official

Institutional Official: Dr. Ahmed Mahdy, Vice President for Research and Innovation
Director of Research Compliance: Rebecca Ballard

Ethics Point

We encourage you to report such issues through the Risk, Fraud & Misconduct Hotline, a telephone and web-based reporting system, by calling 1-888-501-3850 or selecting a “To Make a Report” topic on the right side of the TAMU Ethicspoint website.

EthicsPoint website:

The hotline is independently operated and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Reports can be submitted anonymously, and will be forwarded to the appropriate institution or agency official for action.

Texas State Auditor's Office Hotline

The State Auditor's Office (SAO) investigates allegations of fraud, waste, or abuse relating to state funds associated with state agencies and institutions of higher education. Click here to learn how to submit: Texas State Auditor’s Office Hotline.