Personal Property Used on Campus

Purpose

To inform faculty/staff the university does not assume any responsibility for loss, theft, or damage to their personal property, even if the property is brought to the University and used in connection with the staff member's work.

Scope

All university staff

Authority

University Office of Risk Management

Policy

The University does not assume any responsibility for loss, theft, or damage to employee’s personal property. If an employee brings their personal property on University premises, even when used in connection with the employee’s work, the employee is responsible for any damage or destruction. Faculty/staff planning to bring personal property on campus is advised to contact their insurance agent to secure the appropriate coverage. Personal property brought to University premises should carry a sticker, prominently displayed, identifying the owner.

Definitions

  • Personal Property

    Items personally owned by an employee including items such as books, pictures, jewelry, cell phones, or furniture. This is not an exhaustive list.

Processes/Procedures/Guidelines

Personal property brought to University premises should carry a sticker, prominently displayed, identifying the owner.

Contact

University Office of Risk Management at (217) 333-3113 for questions.

Resource: OBFS Policies and Procedures: Protect Personal Property