The mission of the Office of Risk and Compliance of The University of Alabama System is to:

  • Two students drawing on easels under trees on a shady lawn, in front of the arches of a brick building.Develop, implement, evaluate, and monitor a System-wide risk and compliance program.
  • Promote collaboration among campus/entity-based risk, ethics, and compliance programs and assist and support campus/entity-based programs.
  • Promote a culture that supports the goals of the Board of Trustees.
  • Provide advice and counsel and support training and educational efforts.
  • Refer appropriate investigatory matters to the General Counsel, Chief Audit Officer, and/or others.
  • Encourage the flow of information and internal transparency related to Board goals, including appropriate reporting and direct access to the Board, its Committee(s), including the Audit, Risk, and Compliance Committee, the Chancellor, and appropriate administrators.
  • Perform such other duties as directed by the Board, its Audit, Risk, and Compliance Committee, and/or the Chancellor in consultation.

Training and Support

The Risk and Compliance Office offers a variety of training and support services.



Jay Trimm

Director of Risk Management
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(205) 348-3779


The University of Alabama System Risk and Compliance

500 University Boulevard East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Phone: (205) 348-0568