Risk Management Office

The Risk Management Office provides assistance when risk due to injury, damage or loss has been established by The Evergreen State College.

Certificate of Liability - Evidence of Liability Insurance

Certificates of Insurance are issued when needed to verify that The Evergreen State College is covered under WA States Self Insurance Liability Program for a specific activity, lease or agreement. They are issued:

If you need a Certificate of Insurance please contact the Associate Vice President of Business Services, Risk Management Office, Library 1125, one month prior to the date(s) needed, either via email or at 867.6450.

Claims Management

The Associate Vice President of Business Services office interacts with outside parties concerning claims investigation, claims management and incident reporting.

Fine Art

Art exhibits that are on loan providing the exhibit is itemized as to object (description or title), the value is stated on the listing, the dates of coverage are specified, the method of conveyance is detailed, and the listing is filed with the Associate Vice President of Business Services, Risk Management office prior to the start of the exhibit. In the case of exhibits on loan, a release signed loan agreement must be obtained from the owner for filing with the listing. Note that this only provides coverage through the tort claim process where the state must be found to be wholly or partially negligent.

Motor vehicle accidents involving a State Driver

A highway crash or any non-highway damage to a state vehicle - or your privately owned vehicle while driving on state business - must be reported to the Department of Enterprise Services, Office of Risk Management within 48 hours of the incident.

Reporting an accident involving a State Driver

Purchase of Insurance

RCW 43.19.1935 provides that colleges and universities shall consult with the State Risk Manager's office when purchasing insurance. The State Risk Manager will provide insurance assistance and quotes. Requests to purchase insurance policies are directed to the Associate Vice President of Business Services office for evaluation. Notify the Associate Vice President of Business Services office at least one month before the coverage is required. Timely notification provides the Associate Vice President of Business Services office with adequate time to negotiate the most economical insurance rate. Premiums are charged to the Evergreen budget, which requires the insurance. The charges are indicated on the budget's monthly account statement.

The college purchases commercial insurance in certain circumstances: