Risk Management and Insurance
Risk Management at Temple serves to protect university assets, promote safety and accident prevention, and minimize legal liability using many tools including the purchase and maintenance of university insurance policies.
Our team also provides coordination and oversight for the sponsoring of programs and activities which will include minors' (persons under the age of 18) participating on a university campus. For more information of to register minors attending your event, please visit Minors on Campus Registration. All inquiries regarding Temple University's policy on minors on campus and/or submitting a Facilities Use Agreement should be directed to Risk Management and Insurance.
Requests for Proof of Coverage
Requests for evidence of insurance, either certificates of insurance or letters evidencing coverage, should be sent to InsCert@temple.edu. Along with the written request, there should be a copy of the contract or agreement so specific insurance requirements can be met.
Student Van Use/Rental:
Due to safety concerns and roll over issues, students are not permitted to drive 15 passenger vans on any Temple related function. Additionally, students may not be passengers in 15 passenger vans. Modification of a passenger van (i.e. removal of rear seat) is not permitted. If students require a vehicle larger than a minivan, you may inquire if the rental agency carries 10 or 12 passenger vans.
Living at one of Temple's properties? Residents are encouraged to consider purchasing renter's insurance through GradGuard, a service of Next Generation Insurance Group. If you already have Renters Insurance with equal or better coverage or are covered by a third party's homeowners insurance you don't need to do anything else. For more information about the program click here.
Special Event Insurance (TULIP)
If you are hosting an event at Temple or utilizing a Temple facility and DO NOT currently have insurance, short term and special event policies are available through a Tenants' and Users' Liability Insurance Policy (TULIP). For more information, and to get your quote, please visit TULIP.
Loss, Theft, or Damage to Non-Owned Property
Temple University's property insurance does not respond to losses for non-owned property unless the University has assumed liability by way of a written contract or agreement. Risk Management must be notified prior to the initiation of a contract or agreement wherein Temple University will be assuming liability for the non-owned property. In order for a claim for non-owned property to be considered, the following must be received:
- Campus Safety/Police Report or detailed narrative of the event giving rise to the loss
- A copy of the agreement between the property owner and Temple University
Claims not reported within 30 days may be denied. All claims must be reported promptly to Koshy Kurien at (215) 204-5217 or Koshy.firstname.lastname@example.org.