January 31st – Deadline for submitting training compliance dates for previous year. However, Ethics Officers are encouraged to track and report in the system all filers who complete ethics training on regular basis. The entire data for previous calendar year must be completed by January 31st.

Important FDS Due Dates

February 28th – Deadline for updating FDS filer list (JCOPE FDS online system – updates must be completed by Ethics Officer/Agency Contact)
On/around April 15th – JCOPE sends out individual notices to the filers about their obligations to file
Between April 15 and May 1st –  Ethics Officers are strongly encouraged to send out a friendly reminder to the required filers about their obligation to file
May 15th – Deadline for exemption requests for May filers
May 15th – Deadline for filing an FDS

Important FDS Due Dates for Academic Filers

September 15th – deadline for updating FDS Academic Filer List (JCOPE FDS online system – updates must be completed by Ethics Officer/Agency Contact)
On/around October 15 – JCOPE sends out individual notices to academic filers about their obligation to file
Between October 15 and November 1 – Ethics Officers are strongly encouraged to send out a friendly reminder to academic filers about their obligation to file
November 15th – Deadline for exemption requests for Academic Filers
November 15th – Deadline for faculty members filing an FDS

Honoraria:

The reporting period for honoraria is April 1 to March 31st of each year. Records of honoraria received by CUNY employees during the period of April 1 prior year to March 31st of current year must be received by ethics officer by May 1st of current year. The College does not need to report Honoraria to JCOPE but each College needs to retain honoraria reports for 3 years.

Note: FDS filers who are policy-makers must report a receipt of honoraria in excess of $1,000 on their annual Financial Disclosure Statements.

Outside Activity Request:
A review and approval must be requested before an outside activity is performed.