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Office of the Controller: Vision and Mission


Everyone at UCSD embraces accountability and control as key success factors in UCSD's sustained prominence and growth as a world-class university.

Mission statement

We support the University's purpose of excellence in teaching, research, patient care, and public service by providing leadership and resources to reasonably assure the achievement of business objectives while maintaining an effective control environment.

We communicate, facilitate and promote:

  • Internal controls
  • Accountability
  • Sound financial management
  • Ethical behavior
  • Best practices

We commmit to:

  • Innovation
  • Spirited teamwork and collaboration
  • Earning the respect of our customers
  • Earning the trust of our customers

We design and implement programs that:

  • Adhere to UC policies and procedures
  • Meet compliance standards
  • Meet the needs of our customers
  • Train our staff on best practices