Independently and objectively ensuring transparency, accountability, and operational effectiveness
The Office of Internal Audit, Ethics & Compliance supports the University System of Georgia’s (USG) management in meeting its governance, risk management, compliance and internal control responsibilities while helping to independently and objectively enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
- We are responsible for planning and performing risk-based reviews, audits, and consulting engagements of USG operations.
- We are a core activity that provides management with timely information, advice and guidance that is objective, accurate, and useful.
- We promote an organizational culture based upon transparency and accountability.
Departments within Internal Audit, Ethics & Compliance
- Internal Audit
The Internal Audit Department supports the University System of Georgia's management in meeting its governance, risk management, compliance, and internal control responsibilities to independently and objectively ensure organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
- Ethics & Compliance
The Ethics & Compliance Department supports the University System of Georgia by ensuring organizational compliance, transparency, and accountability through risk-based reviews, investigations, and ethics awareness training.
Internal Audit, Ethics & Compliance Resources
- Compliance, Ethics, and Reporting Hotline
The hotline is a system through which individuals can report issues of suspected fraud, waste or abuse. It also serves as a vehicle to solicit questions, comments and feedback about areas which could be streamlined and made more efficient and effective.