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Risk Management maintains insurance coverage for the University's buildings, contents, and University-owned vehicles. The scope of the Risk Management operations encompass the entire University population, operations, and real property across the State, including purchased, leased, and rental properties. The University owns over 400 motor vehicles and self propelled equipment.

NC General Statute §58-194.2 states that all insurance authorized for state agencies will be placed by the NC Department of Insurance. Therefore, State agencies cannot obtain insurance directly through private companies. All insurance coverage paid by funds "under the custody and control" of the University must be coordinated through Risk Management and approved by the NC Department of Insurance. Coverage is obtained through the NC Department of Insurance and its agent of record, the NC Association of Insurance Agents.

For further information, please call Jay Surles @ 252-328-2010.

Programs not handled by Risk Management

Risk Management is not responsible for all University insurance programs. For information on the procurement and claims handling of these programs or how to file a claim, contact the following departments:

Workers' Compensation - Environmental Health & Safety (328-6166)

Employee Health Benefits - Human Resources Department (328-6352)

Tort Claims - Office of the University Attorney (328-6940)

Motor Fleet Management - Central Motor Pool (328-0147)

Medical Malpractice for the Brody School of Medicine - BSOM Risk Management (744-1857)