UC IRVINE ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Business and Financial Affairs

Materiel Management - Insurance and Risk Management

Sec. 711: Guidelines on University Self-Insurance

Responsible Office: Purchasing & Risk Services
Revised: May 2015

References / Resources

Contact: Risk Services at (949) 824-6510

University Self-Insurance programs are described in BUS-81 and control the operation of UCI's use and administration of the program.

Coverage Types "Subject to limitations" Include:

General Liability:

General liability is specific to:

  1. bodily injury or property damage caused by an occurrence or accident;
  2. personal injury, or advertising injury caused by specified offenses;
  3. liability imposed in the administration of the University's employee benefits program; and
  4. liability in rendering or failing to render consultancy or advisory service, or any other service of a professional nature.

Property Damage, Fine Arts and Library:

This program was designed to provide coverage for risks of physical loss or damage to real and personal property:

  1. owned by the University;
  2. in which the University has an insurable interest;
  3. in the care, custody or control of the University;
  4. for which the University has received instructions or agreed to insure under written contract prior to a loss; or
  5. for which the University is legally liable.

Employment Practices Liability

Employment Practices Liability is specific to liability arising from employment practices wrongful acts such as wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or workplace tort.

Auto Liability and Physical Damage

  • Automobile Liability is specific to bodily injury or property damage caused by an occurrence or accident while operating a motor vehicle in the course and scope of employment.
  • Automobile Physical Damage provides coverage for physical loss or damage to University- owned, -leased and -rented vehicles.

This program also provides coverage to those vehicles which the University has agreed to insure under written contract prior to a loss, or for which the University is legally liable.