UC Insurance Requirements for Suppliers

Summaries of the UC insurance requirements are presented here for the university's suppliers. Suppliers 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. Additional insurance might be required. 

Sample certificate of insurance reflecting the minimum insurance requirements

The following wording is required within the description area of the certificate of insurance: 

Regents of the University of California, its officers, agents and employees are named as additional insured with respect to general and auto liability. General liability coverage shall contain a severability of interest provision and shall be primary with respect to the Regents of the University of California, its officers, agents and employees. Any insurance or self-insurance maintained by The Regents of the University of California shall be excess of and non-contributory with such insurance.

Summary of Minimum Insurance Requirements

Commercial Form General Liability Insurance

Each Occurrence $ 1,000,000 
Products/Completed Operations Aggregate $ 2,000,000 
Personal and Advertising Injury $ 1,000,000 
General Aggregate $ 2,000,000

Business Automobile Liability Insurance $1,000,000 - auto liability is only required when supplier's vehicles will be used for purposes other than commute purposes

Workers' Compensation as required by applicable state law & Employer’s Liability $1,000,000 

Reference UC Terms and Conditions of Purchase, Article 9 and this website for a full description of the UC insurance requirements.

Summaries of additional insurance requirements

  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Liquor Legal Liability $1,000,000
  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Aviation Liability Insurance ranging from $2,000,000 to $500,000,000

Reference Minimum Insurance Requirements for Transportation

  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Protection and Indemnity, including Hull Insurance ranging from $500,000 to $15,000,000

Reference Minimum Insurance Requirements for Transportation

  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Auto Liability ranging from $5,000,000 to $15,000,000

Reference Minimum Insurance Requirements for Transportation

Minimum Insurance Requirements and additional requirements based on scope of work

  • Professional (Errors & Omissions) Liability starting at $1,000,000 
  • Pollution Liability $2,000,000
  • Contractor’s Pollution Liability starting at $1,000,000
  • Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) $1,000,000

Reference Construction Insurance Requirements for Construction-Related Contracts/Service Agreements

Minimum Insurance Requirements and additional requirements based on scope of work

  • Pollution starting at $1,000,000
  • Contractor's Pollution starting at $1,000,000
  • Environmental starting at $1,000,000
  • Hazmat Insurance starting at $1,000,000
  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Professional Liability $5,000,000

Reference Minimum Insurance Requirements for Health-Related

Minimum Insurance Requirements and Privacy, Technology and Data Security Liability, Cyber Liability, or Technology Professional Liability Insurance

Insurance requirement varies by Protection Level Classifications:

  • 1. P1 - If Appendix DS applies, this insurance policy must have minimum limits of $500,000 each occurrence and $500,000 in the aggregate. 
  • 2. P2 - If Appendix DS applies, this insurance policy must have minimum limits of $1,000,000 each occurrence and $1,000,000 in the aggregate. 
  • 3. P3 and P4, less than 70,000 records - this insurance policy must have minimum limits of $5,000,000 each occurrence and $5,000,000 in the aggregate. 
  • 4. P3 and P4, 70,000 or more records - this insurance policy must have minimum limits of $10,000,000 each occurrence and $10,000,000 in the aggregate.

Reference UC Terms and Conditions of Purchase, Article 9, Insurance

  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Sexual Abuse and Molestation starting at $1,000,000
  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Professional Liability Insurance $2,000,000

Reference UC Terms and Conditions of Purchase, Article 9, Insurance, Section C

  • Minimum Insurance Requirements and Garage Liability and Garagekeepers Insurance $1,000,000/$2,000,000

CampusConnexions

CampusConnexions can help some suppliers meet the university's insurance requirements. However, there is no requirement or obligation to obtain insurance through CampusConnexions.  

Some suppliers are not eligible for CampusConnexions insurance programs. This insurance is limited to goods and/or services being provided to the University of California only. 

If you need assistance with obtaining insurance, contact CampusConnexions directly at 866-838-9536 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central, M-F) or by email at plsdsteam.service@mercer.com.