Risk Management conscientiously carries out various risk management functions for the University to reduce the probability of injury to people and financial loss to University.  Risk Management administers various insurance programs for the University, including general liability insurance, property insurance, automobile insurance, professional liability and workers' compensation.  As part of Risk Management's overall goal to safeguard the resources of the University, Risk Management works with University of Louisville Police Department, University Counsel's Office, and numerous other University departments to evaluate potential hazards.

Risk Management is responsible for the following functions:

Provide risk assessments for special events, such as University programs, student events, department activities

Review contracts and leases for insurance requirements and potential risk to the University

Process University claims and litigation

Develop loss control procedures for University departments

Implement risk identification, measurement and evaluation procedures

Obtain and administer commercial insurance

Provide waivers and releases for University activities

Provide certificates of insurance

Educate the University community regarding potential sources of risk and methods to mitigate those risks