The Department of Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the university's operations.
It helps the university accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of university processes related to university-wide risk management, control and governance.
The Department of Internal Audit is established within the University of Colorado by the Board of Regents. Its role and responsibilities are defined by the Board of Regents as set forth in the Internal Audit charter. The Audit Committee of the Board of Regents provides oversight of the Department of Internal Audit. The associate vice president of the Department of Internal Audit is appointed by the Board of Regents, reports functionally to the Audit Committee and reports administratively to the vice president, university counsel and secretary of the Board of Regents.