University Risk Management

University Risk Management ensures to protect the physical, human resources and financial assets of the University while reducing exposure to accidental loss before it occurs. It has the responsibility of carrying out the policies of the University in matters not only relating to insurance, but also the managing of risk issues within the University. We work closely with you and your department to manage the risks to the University.

Our role is to collaborate with faculty, staff, students, Colleges and Departments, and the community to help you meet your goals while still protecting the University. Working together we can accomplish both.


Our mission is to be a resource for and a service unit to the University. In order to successfully manage risk means our office will work with you to identify potential exposures and develop the most effective solutions.


Our vision is to strive to improve and raise awareness of risk management by providing the necessary services to faculty, staff, students, Colleges and Departments by identifying and investigating risks of loss.


Our goal is to collaborate with the campus community to provide excellent and timely risk management resources and services to our internal and external customers, identify and assess risk, increase safety and decrease the potential loss while advancing the mission of the University.

We reach these goals by:

  • Treating others in a professional and courteous manner;
  • Taking responsibility for finding a solution to an issue for those seeking our services; and
  • Continuously evaluating and improving our performance.