Department of Internal Control

Internal Control
Campus Activities Building
Rm. 209, 155 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-4698
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday
Name: Eric Smith, SVP of Finance and Administration
Email: smither@upstate.edu

The Department of Internal Control monitors and documents internal control activities on campus, and reports them to SUNY. The Department is also a member of the Committee of Internal Control, whose members perform the following:

  • Define the Internal Control work each Department/Medical Service Group/Auxiliary Enterprise, etc. performs.
  • Document the means by which risk assessment is performed by each department.
  • Perform reviews in those areas defined as high risk.
  • Demonstrate and document how internal controls are developed in other Department/Medical Service Group/Auxiliary Enterprise, etc., specifically referring to Campus and Hospital Guidelines.

Eric Smith, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration is Upstate's Internal Control officer.  He can be contacted at (315) 464-4698 or the Assistant Vice President of Internal Audit, Michael Jurbala, can be contacted at (315) 464-4692.