Risk Services provides training for campus staff throughout the year. Trainings are usually listed at the UC Learning Center (access instructions below). Classes are restricted to 15 participants or fewer. Upon request, Risk Services will also provide your department with customized training -- no limit on participants!


Courses through the UC Learning Center include:

  • Insurance 101: How the University covers itself – and you 

    Topics include: How am I insured when I drive on UC business? How is UC property insured? How do I get insurance for an off-campus function? How are students insured? How do we prevent losses?
  • Insurance 101 For Event Coordinators

    Answers questions about who can sign contracts, when you should ask a vendor for a Certificate of Insurance, how to handle events at private residences, insuring events with alcohol, and the benefits and pitfalls of transporting guests.
  • Insurance 101 For Fundraisers

    Answers risk- and insurance-related questions for staff who work in alumni relations or plan donor events and other fundraising efforts.

  • Insurance 101 For Travelers

  • Alerts you to resources in the event of a medical emergency, political crisis, or natural disaster while traveling for UC-related reasons.

Customized Training

Risk Services is happy to provide customized training in the areas of risk and insurance most important to you. We will come to your department and deliver a structured presentation, an unstructured question-and-answer session, or a mix of the two. Contact Laila DeBerry to schedule your training.

How to Access the UC Learning Center

  1. Login to the Blu portal at (CalNet ID required).
  2. Select UC Learning Center from the Self Service link.
  3. In the Search field, enter Insurance.