The Office of Ethics, Risk, and Compliance Services (OERCS) serves as an independent, objective resource to the Chancellor, the Compliance & Enterprise Risk Committee (CERC), and the campus community. Reporting to the Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer (CERCO), OERCS is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the University’s ethics, risk and compliance activities, and for developing a culture of accountability in which risk assessment and risk management (mitigation) are part of all campus practices and decision making activities. It will assist functional managers with mitigating material risks, complying with laws, regulations, and policies, and adhering to the ethical standards of the University.

OERCS offers the following services: