Institutional Risk and Audit Services is an administrative unit of Syracuse University, reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and to the Audit and Risk Committee of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees.

As part of the University’s ongoing efforts to enhance its enterprise risk management capabilities, Ernst & Young assists the University’s audit team with internal audit services. The firm undertook a broad-based risk assessment to identify and prioritize the University’s key risks, with a specific focus on emerging issues in higher education such as cybersecurity and privacy, campus culture and safety, and various business operations.

Our Purpose: To help Syracuse University be its best.

Our Vision: To be Syracuse University’s trusted advisor and inspire a mindset of continuous improvement.

Our Mission: To provide independent and objective advisory and assurance services that responsively and proactively address Syracuse University’s risks. Through our transparent and collaborative approach, we will partner with our stakeholders and provide constructive and innovative recommendations aimed at strengthening and improving University operations.

The Syracuse University Internal Audit Services Charter is available upon request.