How We Can Assist
Northern Michigan University's Risk and Insurance Management Department can assist with the following information and services:
Risk Management can advise on questions or issues related to NMU’s property and liability insurance.
When a University entity rents or uses an outside facility, if required Risk Management can provide a certificate of insurance.
Risk management can advise on insurance coverage for faculty, staff and students traveling on university business outside of the United States.
Risk Management can advise on insurance coverage for university owned or long term leased vehicles and personal vehicles used for university business.
Risk Management should be contacted regarding accidents and injuries, claims for loss of damage to NMU property, and liability insurance claims and lawsuits.
An independent contractor can be hired if the services you are considering are not provided on campus.
Internship or Practicums that count as university credits need to be approved.
Facilities Use Agreements should be established when an external party or group uses a university facility.
Risk Management can review contracts to assess insurance issues.
Risk Management can advise on fixed assets, including ownership, insurance, and loss control.
Municipal license plates for university owned vehicle are obtained from Risk Management.
Resources for Staff and Faculty
Instructors can ask students in their program or class to sign an Assumption of Risk waiver to help manage risk.
Questions about the NMU COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan
Announcement - Anti-phishing email confirmation:
During the week of August 15, 2022, the Risk Management Department launched the Foundry/Everfi modules for new and returning undergraduate and graduate students. Students received an email beginning, "At NMU, we believe in the importance of creating a safe and healthy environment.." The training is required to be provided at least once each year under Michigan law. Questions or concerns regarding this required web-based training can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.