Conflict of Commitment and Interest (COCI) Policy

The Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost is responsible for the implementation of the University of Illinois Policy on Conflict of Commitment and Interest (COCI) on the UIS campus. The University’s policy rests on a foundation of laws, statutes, and regulations. This policy is periodically revised to ensure that all regulatory requirements are properly addressed. The COCI policy can be accessed at the following link:

In cases where conflicts are identified, it might be possible to manage them.  Below is a sample template for a conflict management plan.

Conflict Management Plan template (doc)

The Conflict Review Committee at UIS is comprised of two faculty members and one AP, serving staggered three-year terms, to advise the Responsible Official when COCI issues arise.

For questions regarding the Conflict of Commitment and Interest (COCI) Policy or reporting procedures including the Report of Non-University Activities (RNUA), please email or call (217) 206-7409.