Risk Management safeguards the assets of the University from loss and destruction by assisting in the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and elimination of loss exposures that arise out of the campus’ academic, research, student, and business activities. Risk Management performs its duties in accordance with the directives and general guidelines of the UC Office of the President Risk Services and administers insurance programs and policies to facilitate recovery when losses occur. The specific responsibilities of the office include:
Certificates of Insurance
Generate UC Self-Insured Certificates of Insurance and review 3rd Party Certificates of Insurance (evidence of insurance coverage) as required by contracts and agreements between UC and 3rd parties. See Certificates of Insurance, Contracts, and Insurance.
Act as between campus and UC Self-Insured claims administrators (all lines of insurance), UCOP, General Counsel, UCOP Risk Services, and 3rd Parties. See Claims & Complaints.
Contract & Agreements Review
Assist employees in the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and elimination of loss exposures created by their activities. See Contracts, Food & Drink, Reporting Incidents, Insurance, Students, Travel, UAS & Drones, Volunteers, and Waivers.
Policies and Procedures
Interpret and apply University risk management and insurance policies and procedures as applicable to campus activities.
Self Insurance Programs
Administer general liability, employment liability, auto liability, professional liability, and property self-insurance programs. See Insurance Page.
Workers' Compensation is a state mandated benefit for employees with work-related injuries and illness, awarded without regard to who is at fault. See Workers' Compensation.