The mandate and operations of the corruption prevention committee are;

  1. Setting priorities in the prevention of corruption within the University.
  2. Planning and coordinating corruption prevention strategies.
  3. Integrating all corruption prevention initiatives in the University.
  4. Receiving and reviewing reports on corruption prevention initiatives and recommending appropriate action.
  5. Receiving and taking action on corruption reports made by staff and other stakeholders.
  6. Documentation of referrals to other agencies and availing evidence of concrete measures taken on corruption cases.
  7. Spearheading anti-corruption campaigns within the University.
  8. Monitoring and evaluating the impact of corruption prevention initiatives.
  9. Preparing and submitting quarterly progress reports to the Performance Contract Steering Committee.

SEKU is a public institution governed by the legal instruments and policies that are applicable to all public institutions. These include the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 University Act, University Charter, Ethics and anti corruption act()  Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act, 2003, Public Officer Ethics Act, 2003, Leadership and Integrity Act ()Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005,2015 the Government Financial Management Act, 2004 and Performance contracting. The University has a strategic plan and performance contract to guide its operations besides the anti-corruption policy document. Moreover, it has developed a code of conduct and ethics in line with the leadership and Integrity Act as well as a comprehensive corruption risk analysis and corruption prevention plan to assist in the fight against corruption.