UC Travel Insurance Program

News and updates

  • 10 / 15 / 13

    UC TRIPS saves roughly $1.8 million in fiscal year 2012-2013

    The UC Travel Insurance program has not only provided better protection and coverage for the UC Community systemwide, but has also allowed the University to achieve ongoing savings of about 54% in comparison to purchasing travel insurance on an individual basis.  The cost savings realized by purchasing a Systemwide Travel Insurance Program is about $1,878,026 […]

  • 01 / 11 / 13

    UC TRIPS saves roughly $1.8 million in fiscal year 2011-2012

    The UC Travel Insurance program has not only provided better protection and coverage for the UC Community systemwide, but has also allowed the University to achieve ongoing savings of about 55% in comparison to purchasing travel insurance on an individual basis.  The cost savings realized by purchasing a Systemwide Travel Insurance Program is about $1,878,249 […]

  • 07 / 06 / 11

    UC TRIPS saves roughly $700,000 in fiscal year 2010-11

    UC Travel Insurance Program (UC TRIPS) provides a web portal to capture travel  information that enables UC to procure better coverage to protect the health, safety, and security of faculty, students, and staff while traveling on UC business.  While the program is focused primarily on providing better protection and maintaining a centralized source for data, […]

  • 06 / 15 / 11

    UC Travel – Protection

    The 2010/11 UC travel program for faculty, staff and students has realized a savings of $675,000 by purchasing the travel insurance coverage on a group basis rather than each traveler purchasing a separate policy. This a 60% reduction in costs compared to purchasing on an individual basis. Savings Summary

  • 05 / 20 / 11

    Travel Registration

    Enterprise headcount is defined as student enrollment plus employee headcount.  An average annual number of UC TRIPS travel registrations was derived per campus.  These figures were then compared to enterprise headcount at each campus to produce the percentages shown above.  A higher percentage generally indicates healthier risk management vis-à-vis enterprise size.  Travel registrations with UC […]