Our Mission: Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the operations of the University of Kansas and its controlled affiliated corporations. We help the University accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Our Vision: Internal Audit will provide value-added audits and advisory services with objectivity, fairness, openness, and in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards. We will build leadership and expertise within our office to help drive positive change and promote integrity in our organization. We will continually improve our operations and strive toward being a leader in the internal audit profession.

A "One-University" office, providing assurance and advisory services to:

Internal Audit conducts operational, compliance, and financial-related audits and investigations for the University of Kansas in accordance with the International Professional Practices Framework promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Our reporting relationships to the Chancellor, the Kansas Board of Regents, and the University's chief business officer help ensure independence and objectivity in the performance of our work. We further assist University departments and other units by providing training and consultation on good business and internal control practices.

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University of Kansas Hotline

The University of Kansas recognizes its obligation to employees and constituents to maintain the highest ethical standards. The University has established a hotline, administered by Lighthouse, to facilitate anonymous reporting of activities that may involve suspected fraud or other wrongdoing. You may use either of the following two methods to submit a report.

1) Select the "Make a Report" link under the "Hotline" menu option of this web page or navigate to

2) Dial toll-free, within the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico and Canada: 844-420-9065

After you complete your report you will be assigned a unique code called a "report key."  Write down your report key and password and keep them in a safe place. After 5-6 business days, use your report key and password to check your report for feedback or questions.

Lighthouse is NOT a 911 or Emergency Service. Do not use this site to report events presenting an immediate threat to life or property. Reports submitted through this service may not receive an immediate response. If you require emergency assistance, please contact your local authorities.

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