UTS 178: Required Reporting of Significant Events


UT Austin is required to report allegations, reviews, investigations, or reports of noncompliance involving significant events.

Details that must be reported:
  • Incident date and how it was reported to the institution
  • Type of event, description, and status
  • Contact person
UTS 178 Definition of Significant Events includes, but is not limited to:
  • Reports of death or serious injury occurring on campus or involving a member of the University community
  • Allegations of fraud or fiscal loss of $100,000 or more
  • Allegations involving impropriety or failure to follow law or policy by an institutional president or vice president
  • Allegations of sexual misconduct
  • Allegations related to the care or safety of minors
  • Material concerns expressed by federal and state oversight agencies
  • Security breaches involving confidential records
  • Potential media reports that may impact the reputation of the University
  • Matters that reflect a systemic threat to patient safety