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University Risk Management

The goal for Risk Management is to collaborate with the campus community, identify and assess risk, increase safety and decrease potential loss while advancing the mission of the University. 

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Monthly Highlight for January & February: Risk Assessment 

In the months of January and February, the Enterprise Risk Management office will be introducing and describing the use of Risk Assessments. Risk Assessments can not only be used as a tool to identify hazards, but to promote an extensive decision making process. Below you will find information and resources about Risk Assessments.

Risk Assessment Definitions Risk Assessment Processes Resources


  • Risk Assessment is a process of risk identification, risk analysis and risk evaluation.
  •  Risk Identification: developing a comprehensive list of risks that could affect your objectives.
  • Risk Analysis: applying a defined risk criteria to determine the source, cause, likelihood and potential consequences of each identified risk.
  • Risk Evaluation: comparing risk analysis results with a risk criteria to determine the risk's level of acceptability.
  • Risk Criteria: reference standards, measures or expectations by which to judge the significance of each risk.
  • Risk Treatment: plans to address the risk depending on the risk's evaluation.    


Risk Assessment How-To's:

  • Step 1: Identify your risks by reflecting and engaging with your team and stakeholders.
  • Step 2: Analyze quantitatively or qualitatively (or both) to determine the level risk and its effect on goals.
  • Step 3: Evaluate the results from the risk analysis with your level of acceptability.
  • Step 4: Decide how you will treat the risk (mitigate, transfer, avoid, accept, exploit).
  • Step 5: Apply the risk treatment and monitor the risk moving forward.

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