San Jose State University
The California State Auditor’s Office is your confidential avenue for reporting improper activities by state agencies or employees. It is your responsibility, as a government employee, to report any type of fraud, waste, or abuse, which ultimately protects scarce, state resources, and it is also your right to be free from retaliation for doing so. To view investigative reports, please visit the California State Auditor’s website:
You will find the link to 2022 Whistleblower program brochure here explaining, in detail, the following:
  • What to Report
  • How to Report - report information confidentially by calling the Whistleblower Hotline (1-800-952-5665), by mail or submitting a complaint online to
  • Helpful Tips When Filing a Complaint
  • Investigation of Complaints
Please note that Whistleblowers are protected by the Whistleblower Protection Act, which protects whistleblowers who work for the government and report agency misconduct. If you believe that you have been retaliated against for disclosing an improper governmental activity, you should report this immediately to one of the following agencies:
State and Court Employees
State Personnel Board
801 Capitol Mall, MS53
Sacramento, CA 95814
California State University Employees
Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
401 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802


Julie Paisant, the appointed campus whistleblower administrator
San José State University, (408) 924-2255
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192

Last Updated Aug 31, 2022