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Contact Risk Management

Phone | (909) 621-8050
Email | riskmgmt@claremont.edu

TCCS Administrative Campus Center
101 South Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA, 91711

Risk Management

Committed to raising awareness and protecting resources by promoting risk-averse policies and practices.

Programs and Services

Committed to risk awareness and protection of campus resources.

Services

  • Certificates of insurance
  • Authorization of drivers for college-owned vehicles
  • Additional insurance related questions
  • How do I obtain an international travel assistance insurance
    card?
    • For information regarding international travel assistance and to print an insurance card please reference
      International Travel Assistance.
  • What vehicles are insured by The Claremont Colleges?
    • All vehicles owned or leased by the colleges are eligible for coverage. For more information regarding eligibility, please reference Insurance Requirements for Vendors, Contractors and Service Providers.
  • What incidents require a claims report?
    • All incidents involving third-party bodily injury or property damage should be reported to the Risk Management office immediately.
  • How do I report an incident to the Risk Management office?
    • To report an incident, contact the Risk management office either by phone or email.
  • How can I become a TCCS authorized driver?
    • To be an authorized driver, you must fill out a motor vehicle records release authorization (Records Release Authorization) and submit it to the office of Risk
      Management
  • How do I obtain a certificate of insurance?
    • A certificate of insurance can be obtained by emailing the Office of Risk Management. Please include a copy of the supporting documentation (contact, lease agreement, grant, etc.) specifying the insurance requirements and limits.

Driver’s Guidelines:

Drivers will not be eligible to drive a college-owned vehicle if…

  • Driver’s license is suspended or revoked
  • Driver has been convicted of one or more of the following within the last three years
    • Driving under the influence
    • Hit and run
    • Evading the police
    • Reckless driving
    • Negligent homicide arising out of the use of a motor vehicle
    • Operating a vehicle during a period of suspension or revocation
    • Using a motor vehicle without owner’s authority (grand theft)
  • Speed contests or any combination of four “at fault accidents,” “not at fault accidents” and/or moving violations

Automobile Insurance:

  • The college’s commercial auto insurance covers only vehicles rented, leased or owned by the colleges.
  • The colleges self-insure all physical damage to college vehicles and will reimburse departments for repairs for physical damage subject to a $100 deductible.
  • If a college vehicle is involved in a property damage or personal injury accident, it must be reported to the office of Risk Management as soon as possible.

Personal Auto:

  • When using a personal vehicle for business, personal automobile insurance coverage is used first.
  • The college’s automobile coverage is secondary and will provide excess automobile liability coverage in the event of third-party claims.
  • No comprehensive or collision coverage is provided for your personal vehicle by the college’s insurance.

All contractors and other vendors doing business with The Claremont Colleges must provide proof of insurance that meets the colleges’ standards.

  • The Claremont College(s) must be named as the additional insured in terms of general liability coverage. Minimum General Liability requirements are $1M per occurrance $2M aggregate. Higher limits may be required for certain vendors or projects.
  • All contracts must contain a standard indemnification clause.
  • Coverages are to be considered as minimum requirements and in no way limits the liability of the contractor.
  • A certificate of insurance with the coverage and listing of the college(s) as the certificate holder must be obtained before work begins by the vendor/contractor.
  • Coverages represented on the certificates of insurance must show policy numbers, effective dates and limits.
  • All policies shall provide evidence of insurance written by a carrier licensed in the state of California and rated at least “A” in “A.M.’s Best’s Key Rating Guide.”
  • Renewal certificates of insurance shall be provided annually until the work is completed.