Insurance & Claims

Insurance Claims

UC Insurance Requirements

  • Suppliers (or Contractors) include independent contractors, consultants, vendors, or other service providers providing goods or services under a contract, purchase order or other written agreement with the University.
  • External Users include non-university individuals or groups using University facilities, such as support groups, registered student organizations, or commercial tenants.

UC Insurance Programs

Insurance is not always automatic. Find out when you need to sign up for insurance

Office of President Risk Services is responsible for the management of systemwide risk management programs including the placement of insurance. 

Evidence of UC Insurance

UC's Certificates of Self-Insurance Coverage are posted publicly. Go to "RELATED RESOURCES" to the right of the webpage to find the university's current and past certificates of insurance. 

If required, Risk Services can issue a unique certificate under the following conditions: 

  • The other party has rejected the UC Certificate of Self-Insurance Coverage that is posted publicly. 
  • There must be an agreement with the other party. 
  • The agreement must have already been reviewed by Procurement and/or Real Estate and Contract Services or another campus responsible for negotiating agreements.
  • The entire agreement is sent to Risk Services.
  • The other party must have already rejected the certificate posted online. 

How to request a unique certificate of insurance. 

  • Send the request via email.
  • Attach a copy of the entire agreement.
  • Include the CruzBuy Requisition Number and/or the name of the person that negotiated the agreement on behalf of your unit. 
  • Turn around time depends on the complexity of the agreement. It usually takes a minimum of 3 business days to issue a unique certificate. If the agreement includes indemnification or insurance terms that the university cannot comply with, then the agreement will need to be modified prior to the issuance of the certificate of insurance. We will reach out to the contracting unit directly with our comments.
  • Certificates are not issued on campus holidays, weekends or over winter curtailment.
  • Send the request to and attach a copy of the entire agreement with the other party.  

Insurance Rates

See Composite Benefit Rates or GAEL for information about insurance rates. Risk Services does not administer insurance charges for the campus. Please direct all questions to


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