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Internal Audit

Internal audit is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.


The Office of Internal Audit has authority to audit all parts of the University and is granted full and complete access to any records, properties and personnel relevant to a review.


Internal Auditors' roles include:

  • Monitoring, assessing, and analyzing organizational risk and controls;
  • Reviewing and confirming that information is in compliance with policies, procedures, and laws. 
  • Working in partnership with management to provide the board, the audit committee assurance that risks are mitigated and that the organization's corporate governance is strong and effective; 
  • Making recommendations for enhancing processes, policies, and procedures.


Contact Us

Office of Internal Audit
Phone: 256-372-7125
Fax: 256-372-7127
Patton Hall, Room 216