First consideration shall be given to the objectives and policies of the University of Texas System and its component institutions.
Every effort shall be made to obtain the maximum ultimate value for each dollar of expenditure. Honesty in sales representation shall be demanded. Buyers and others authorized by or under these regulations shall not accept personal gifts or gratuities that might in any way result in an obligation to individuals or firms seeking business.
Further information is available on The State of Texas Procurement Manual, Section 1.2 “Code of Ethics & Conflict of Interest” and at the UTB Office of Compliance website.