The mission of the Office of Risk Management is to provide a safe and healthful higher education environment for students, faculty, staff, and others utilizing UW System programs and facilities.

The Office of Risk Management strives to meet this goal with:

  • proactive loss prevention, health, safety, and environmental management
  • quality property, liability, and worker’s compensation claims management
  • protection of UW System assets
  • risk assessments and mitigation planning

The Office of Risk Management efforts encompass developing and maintaining emergency management systems and responses, monitoring areas of high risk, providing guidance and expertise on worker’s compensation claims and workplace injuries, negotiating insurance policies on behalf of the UW System, and more.