Welcome to the Office of Risk Management and Insurance!

The Office of Risk Management and Insurance operates as an appropriated department existing to serve the units at Cornell University. The Office of Risk Management and Insurance reports to the Division of Financial Affairs, and shall have the responsibility of carrying out the policies of Cornell University in matters relating to risk management and insurance. Risk Management and Insurance relies heavily upon the expertise of the University community which keeps it apprised of their concerns and suggestions in matters affecting the protection of assets and the safety of University personnel and the public. The office plays an important role in planning, leading, organizing, coordinating, and controlling the activities of Cornell both before a loss occurs (pre-loss actions) and after a loss occurs (post loss) in an effort to minimize the adverse effects on Cornell at a reasonable cost.