​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Dallas College Internal Audit Department (IAD) independently and objectively examines and evaluates activities at the College with the goal of improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes, and efficiency and effectiveness of operations.​​

The IAD will furnish analy​sis, appraisal, recommendations, advice and information concerning the​ activities reviewed.


To be recognized as a collaborative, strategic, trusted advisor and vital resource providing information, analyses and advice to help ensure operations are ma​naged et​hically, effectively and efficiently.


Guided by a philosophy of adding value, the mission of the Internal Audit Department is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing high-quality, objective, risk-based assurance and consulting services, advice and insight, while embodying the commitment of improvement and betterment of the college, its students and the community.​


Internal Audit Department Services and Reso​urces​​​​​​​


​An objective examination of evidence to provide an independent assessment on governance, risk management and control processes. Examples may include financial, performance, compliance, operational and system security engag​ements (audits).

Consultant & Advisory

Advisory and related service activities. Encompassing a wide range of activities, the nature and scope of consulting and advisory service is agreed upon with the client (a manager or department). Examples include​ facilitating risk assessments and consulting on new system implementations, process, system redesign and policy.

Special Investigations​

Special Investigations are completed in response to allegations received through the College’s hotline or through other internal and external sources. Investigations may involve violation of various regulations or College policies and procedures.​