Frequently Asked Questions...

The Privately Speaking Line provides a confidential and anonymous way for employees and students to report concerns. The following frequently asked questions have been designed to provide you information on how you are able to remain anonymous through your confidential report. 

How do employees and students know this line is anonymous?
How does the University Privately Speaking Line work?
Can I use the internet for reporting?
What types of information should not be reported?
What happens to the information I report?
Can my call be traced?
How will I know the status of my report?

Ready to file your report? You can call 1-855-550-0654 or file online at Privately Speaking Line.


How do employees and students know this line is anonymous?

The University has contracted for this service through EthicsPoint, an outside service provider with no ties to the University.

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How does the University Privately Speaking Line work?

EthicsPoint as assigned the University a toll-free number, 1-855-550-0654, for employees and students to use to speak privately and report concerns. You will be reminded NOT to include your name or any other information that may identify you, unless you want to. 

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Click here for an Overview of the Reporting Process


Can I use the internet for reporting?

Yes. Log on to the Privately Speaking Line and make your report. Your email and IP addresses are not shared with the University.

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What types of information should not be reported?

DO NOT use this line to report emergencies. Contact Public Safety at 911 from a University phone and 937-229-2121 from all other phones.

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What happens to the information I report?

EthicsPoint will transcribe the message and send ti to a designated contact at the University. The only person that will hear your voice is the person from EthicsPoint who transcribes your message. 

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Click here for an Overview of the Reporting Process


Can my call be traced?

No. You may call this number from home, work, cellular, or pay telephone.

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How will I know the status of my report?

EthicsPoint will issue you a unique user name and key that you can use to log in or call back to obtain a status on your report. You will be asked to call back in ten business days to check on the status of your call.

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