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Office of Audit and Compliance

The UTHSC Office of Audit and Compliance helps the University achieve its mission by providing objective and independent evaluations to reduce risk and improve operations.

The audit team develops an annual audit plan based on a risk assessment and conducts work in conformance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The team performs audits and reviews focused on internal controls, business processes, fraud prevention and detection, information technology, and effectiveness and efficiency, as well as investigations of fraud, waste, and abuse and other projects as a service to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the UT Board of Trustees and all levels of management.

Reporting Fraud

Employees and students are encouraged to report known or suspected dishonest acts by employees, outside contractors, or vendors. Fraudulent activities should be reported as follows:

  • To your supervisor or department head
  • To an official at your campus or institute
  • Directly to the Office of Audit and Compliance
    • UTHSC – 901-448-1435
    • System-wide – 865-974-6611
  • Directly to the State Comptroller’s Hotline for Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: 1-800-232-5454
  • Anonymously by phone or online submission using the UT Compliance Hotline, an independent, third-party resource

Last Published: Jul 31, 2018