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Certificates from Others

Third-Party Insurance Requirements

All third-party contractors and vendors should have the following minimum insurance limits, unless approved in advance by the Office of Risk Management:

Required Provisions and Endorsements

Commercial General Liability, Auto and any Umbrella/Excess Liability shall include the following provisions and endorsements:

Additional Coverages Frequently Requested by the University

The following are the most frequently requested supplementary coverages by the University. Other lines of insurance coverage may be required for certain types of exposure and limits of liability may vary depending on the type of contract. For more specifics, please refer to the Insurance Matrix OR contact 

Certificate Holder

The certificate should list Northwestern University as the certificate holder.

Northwestern University

2020 Ridge , 4th Floor

Evanston, IL 60208-4335



Please refer to the resources below for determining insurance requirements and evaluating certificates received from third-parties.

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