University Compliance

The main objective of the Compliance Office is not to find fault or to provide a solution, but to facilitate a solution through understanding what is required.

Each member of the Texas A&M University System shall be responsible for establishing an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and compliance with its legal obligations.

Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) shall be responsible for complying with all applicable federal and state laws. TAMUG shall be responsible for meeting and complying with any reporting requirements required by law. This regulation is required to ensure that all members set up an infrastructure to systematically identify and address risks so that faculty and staff are aware of their ethical and compliance responsibilities.

General Responsibilities

Facilitate the development, revision and approval process for University Rules and Procedures

Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program Implementation

Determine (through University Compliance & ERM Committee) the compliance risks at the University which require executive oversight & monitoring

Provide oversight and facilitation of the Annual Compliance Plan

Provide and facilitate Compliance Quarterly Reports

Develop/Provide input regarding compliance-related training

Provide input to the Administrative Council on the design and operation of the Program

Coordinate external audits

Monitor EthicsPoint

Compliance Website Development/Maintenance