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University of California Vendor and Service Provider Requirements

Vendors and service providers who propose to provide goods or services to the University of California must meet the following requirements and provide the following information:

University of California Standard Insurance Requirements

Prior to providing services to the University, vendors and service providers must furnish the University with current certificates of insurance that show the following minimum coverages and meet the following requirements:

Commercial Form General Liability Insurance

Combined Single Limit Per Occurrence
Products and Completed Operations
Personal and Advertising Injury
General Aggregate, Bodily Injury, Property Damage

Business Automobile Liability Insurance: for owned, scheduled, non-owned, or hired automobiles with a combined single limit of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance: as required under California state law.

Professional Liability Insurance (Errors & Omissions): with a minimum coverage limit of not less than $1,000,000. This coverage is for errors and omissions and may not be required on all service agreements.

The Commercial Form General Liability Insurance and the Business Automobile Liability Insurance must be endorsed to include the Regents of the University of California as a n additional insured.

The certificates of insurance must provide for advance written notice to the University, in accordance with policy provisions, of any modification or cancellation of any of the above insurance coverages.

The certificates of insurance must be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the University department acquiring the provider’s services.

University of California Vendor / Contractor Insurance Program

The University of California has established a Vendor / Contractor Insurance Program to assist providers who do not carry insurance to obtain the necessary insurance coverage. Information about this program can be found at Marsh Campus Connexions. On the landing page select the link “Vendors and Contractors” then select “Learn More”, and finally, select “Vendor / Contractor Insurance Program”.

If you have any questions, contact us at: (310) 794-6950 or email.

Disclaimer: Insurance limits are based on the risk exposure (low, moderate, high) of the event / activity. Minimum limits represent low risk exposure (low chance of loss). For moderate or high risk exposure events / activities, please contact IRM for specific insurance limit requirements.