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Business Services supports the Western Michigan University community through effective risk and contract management. The office offers traditional risk management assistance as well as expanded services such as:

  • Programs to empower staff, faculty and students to actively practice risk management and loss avoidance.
  • Identification and mitigation of emerging risks.
  • Proactive staff and revenue stream development to ensure business continuity.
  • Effective contract management for University non-grant and sponsored contracts.




 Contract Organizational Lifecycle Tool (COLT) training available in 2021! Stay tuned.


EQUIPMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM - Want insurance coverage to protect university owned equipment from theft, fire, flood, vandalism, and damage due to leaking pipes and plumbing failure? If yes, then read about the in-house Equipment Insurance Program that provides physical damage coverage. Changes for this program are happening for the 2021/2022 fiscal year, so watch for future notices. Questions? Call Business Services at 387-4825.