Risk Management manages the insurance policies for the District, colleges, and their
guests. All insurance policies come through this office for review, appropriateness,
The Insurance Requirement Manual serves as a guide in developing proper insurance
requirements in contracts. It explains how to establish insurance requirements for
contracts with contractors, tenants, vendors and users of District Property and how
to monitor their compliance with those requirements during the term of the contract.
Request for Certificate of Coverage
If you are working on a contract that requires the District to provide a certificate
of insurance the Request for Liability Certificate of Coverage needs to be completed
along with the contract and submitted to BJ Cain (firstname.lastname@example.org) in Risk Management. This is part of the contract review process through the District.
Proof of Liability Insurance
Some contracts or events will just require Evidence of Coverage that provides the
District's basic coverage. This certificate does not list a specific certificate holder
or list any additional insured organizations. If those items are required you would
need to complete and submit the Request for Liability Certificate of Coverage.
When one of the District's art galleries or campuses is having an art exhibit, the
District needs to request additional insurance coverage to cover the art on display.
Please review the Art Exhibits on Campus for instructions on obtaining insurance for
exhibits and review the following forms and complete & submit the appropriate ones
for your event.
The District offers student insurance for students that are injured during school
activities, this includes physical education classes, club sports, career, and technical
education, and the commute between classes in addition to intercollegiate sports.
For more information on our student accident insurance program please review our Student
Accident Insurance Slideshow from our providers Myers-Stevens and Toohey & Co., Inc.
To file a claim complete the Student Insurance Claim Form and follow the submittal
instructions. Please also send a copy of the claim form to BJ Cain.
When a student suffers a non-life-threatening injury on campus, they can seek assistance
from the Student Health Services Department. However, depending on the type of vocational
or occupational program that a student is enrolled in, they may be covered by workers'
compensation laws and insurance. You can contact Risk Management (email@example.com) for additional information regarding Workers' Compensation coverage.
Risk Management manages all claims filed on behalf of the District and against the
District, this includes general liability claims, property claims, auto claims, and
workers' compensation claims.
External claims filed against the District can be sent to the District Office at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501.
Internal claims filed on behalf of the District departments can be reported to Risk
Management. Please follow the reporting instructions for the type of claim you are
filing. Please review the District's Claims Reporting Manual for more information.
General Liability Claims
There are times when an individual may want to file a liability claim against the
District. This may occur if a visitor is injured on campus or has something damaged
or stolen while they are on campus. Please read the District's Board Policy 1830 to
read the guidelines and regulations for filing a claim against the District. A Claim
for Damages Form is required to be submitted to the District Office at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Claims not submitted on the District's form will be returned to the claimant and
may be resubmitted using the proper form.
District Property Claims
If you are an employee of the District and need to file a claim involving District
property, follow the Instructions for Filing a Property Loss, complete the Loss or
Damage Report, and submit it and any other supporting documents to BJ Cain in Risk Management.
Auto Claims for a district vehicle - Employees that are in an auto collision in a
District vehicle should follow the Auto Claims Procedures and complete the Vehicle
Collision Report. The employee should report the accident to the Police Department
for a police report and should call Medcor (800-775-8566) to report the incident and
any employee injuries.
Auto claims for personal vehicle - If a visitor's vehicle or employee's personal vehicle
is damaged on site and they wish to file a claim, they can complete the Claim for
Damages Form and submit it to BJ Cain in Risk Management. Please provide a copy of the police report along with the claim
form if available.
Workers' Compensation Claims
For more information on the District's Workers' Compensation program please view the
workers' compensation page.
Release of Liability
If you are participating in a particular event on an RCCD campus or facility, you
may be asked to complete a Release of Liability Form. This form releases from all
liability Riverside Community College District and its colleges from any and all claims.
District Vehicle Authorization
The district vehicle authorization program is managed by the Police Department. Any
employee that will be driving on District time, whether it be a District vehicle or
a personal vehicle, is asked to complete the District Vehicle Driver Authorization
Request Form and the DMV Pull Notice - Authorization for Release of Driver Record
Information Form. These forms need to be sent to Sylvia Valentines in the Police Department.