UW conflict-of-interest policy is outlined
UW-Madison university staff employees are not prohibited from accepting outside employment, provided that the outside employment does not interfere with their duties to the university. UW System policy prohibits university staff employees from accepting outside employment that causes a conflict of interest with their university employment. This prohibition includes using or attempting to use university property, or the prestige or influence of their university position, for financial gain or other benefits. Outside activity reporting requirements apply to faculty, academic staff and limited term appointees.