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Frequently Asked Questions - Certificates of Insurance


1) What is a Certificate of Insurance?

A Certificate of Insurance is a document outlining insurance coverage carried by a third party with whom the University has entered into an agreement or contract. The University also issues Certificates of Insurance for it's contractual obligations. An insurance company, insurance agent or broker typically issues the actual certificates.


2) Why is a Certificate of Insurance needed?

A Certificate of Insurance protects the University by confirming that our business partners are able to pay for their insurable liability.