Who We Are

The Department of Risk Management, Insurance & Loss Prevention is responsible for administering risk management and insurance programs in compliance with the University of Iowa and State Board of Regents' risk management policies and procedures, and state and federal laws.

How We Can Help

Risk Management is available to consult or collaborate with individuals, student groups, departments or administration in issues related to the management of risks.  We can assist with the identification and analysis of risks and with recommending and developing strategies to best address risks. 

Some areas where our department provides risk management assistance include: contracts, policies and procedures, vehicle use, continuity planning, insurance needs, loss prevention, claims, activity and event planning.   We are also available to serve on committees or working groups to provide risk management expertise. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us at 319-335-0010 or risk-management@uiowa.edu.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Risk Management, Insurance & Loss Prevention is to minimize the risk of financial loss to the University through the identification and analysis of risk, implementation of loss control programs and contractual transfer or other risk reduction or financing techniques.

Unit Description

The Department of Risk Management, Insurance & Loss Prevention administers insurance and self-insurance programs covering property and liability risks, including buildings, equipment, fine art, vehicles, fidelity, liability claims and disaster response planning.