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Office of Risk Management

Office of Risk Management

A Strategic Philosophy

In support of creating World Changers at SMU, risks must be taken.  The Office of Risk Management provides collaborative resources and risk assessments in support of taking those calculated risks.

SMU's Risk Management applies a strategic philosophy to its mission of “protecting the life safety, reputation, financial resources, operations, and property” of the University through various forms of risk mitigation and support.

Our core Risk Management functions include:

  • Management of all property, casualty, and workers’ compensation insurance matters on behalf of the University 
  • Allied health insurance support for intercollegiate athletics and student health
  • Emergency Management for university events and activities including the Incident Planning Committee
  • Risk Control to include Business Continuity Program management
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • International Travel program oversight for insurance and emergency evacuation and repatriation
  • Compliance support for various programs, including research 

Office of Risk Management

Main Number:  214-768-2083




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