The Office of Institutional Integrity and General Counsel is committed to providing independent and professional legal advice and counsel; to conducting the affairs of the OIIGC in such a manner as to ensure confidence and credibility in both the OIIGC and the University, and to contributing substantially to the service mission of the University. Furthermore, the OIIGC is committed to keeping its clients up-to-date on matters pertaining to our representation, seeking the decisions and direction of University officers and administrators, and performing our responsibilities in a timely and professional manner.
Our clients include the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and consistent with the canons of professional ethics, officers and other administrators of UNCG when they are acting on behalf of the University. The OIIGC does not represent any individuals related to personal legal matters, nor do we represent students or parties external to the University. For personal legal advice, employees should consult a private attorney. UNCG offers assistance for employees through our Employee Assistance program. Please contact the UNCG Benefits Office to receive information about this service. The North Carolina State Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association offer many resources, including a Lawyer Referral Service. In addition, eligible individuals may qualify for free legal services with Legal Aid of North Carolina. Students should contact a private attorney or Legal Aid of North Carolina.
This website is provided as a resource for learning basic legal competencies on a variety of topics that affect the university. Disclaimer Notice: These materials are presented here for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice on a particular matter. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific facts and circumstances relating to an issue. For legal advice on a particular university matter within your official responsibilities, please consult with a member of the Office of Institutional Integrity and General Counsel.