University Controlled Insurance Program

Overview

Implement a systemwide University Controlled Insurance Program (UCIP) for all projects with construction budgets over $25 million, with higher limits dedicated to the UC project, broader coverage, and uniform/consistent coverage for the project duration.

News & Updates

  • 12 / 01 / 15

    November 2015 UCIP News and Updates

    UC Berkeley began necessary preparations for the kickoff of the new Berkeley Way – Tolman Hall project this month. The project, which is slated to break ground in mid-December, will ultimately replace the seismically unsafe Tolman Hall that currently stands on campus. The original Tolman will be demolished upon the new building’s completion. The new […]

  • 11 / 01 / 15

    October 2015 UCIP News and Updates

    While no UCIP project enrollments were observed in October 2015, UC San Diego received final approvals and began preconstruction work on a new Outpatient Pavilion which would ultimately support the new Jacobs Medical Center upon completion. The Outpatient Pavilion project will ultimately comprise of 150,000 square feet of outpatient and clinical facilities.  It will serve […]

  • 10 / 01 / 15

    September 2015 UCIP News and Updates

    The newest UCIP project to compliment the others at the UCLA campus is the Wasserman Football Performance Center, which broke ground earlier this month. The new, LEED® Gold certified, 72,000 square foot building would comprise of three levels and a basement. It would accommodate a weight room, coaches/staff lockers, and public lobby on the ground […]

  • 09 / 01 / 15

    August 2015 UCIP News and Updates

    The UC Davis Medical Center featured the kick-off of a new ground-up construction project this month. The Health Sciences and Education Expansion project, better known as the Betty Irene Moore Hall, issued a Notice to Proceed in Mid-August with site work scheduled to ramp up immediately. Betty Irene Moore Hall will primarily house the School […]

  • 07 / 01 / 15

    June 2015 UCIP News and Updates

    The second quarter of 2015 saw another major project added to the University Controlled Insurance Program (UCIP), this time at the UCLA campus. The Engineering VI – Phase 2 project kicked off in late May with operations ramping up in June. Engineering VI – Phase 2 will become a new $55 million (estimated) 6-level research […]

  • 04 / 01 / 15

    March 2015 UCIP News and Updates

    The first quarter of 2015 has seen a lot of activity in the UCIP Program. All of this activity has occurred simultaneously with the move of the Construction Insurance Programs broker from Aon to Willis 1/1/15. Completed projects that have wrapped up at the end of 2014 and first quarter 2015 include UCD Tercero Student […]

  • 12 / 01 / 14

    November 2014 UCIP News and Updates

    Some pictures of the completed Block 25A Academic Faculty Office Building at UCSF. This building incorporated significant sustainable design measures to achieve a Silver LEED Level. UCIP savings will be determined once the final project costs have been determined, but a forecast over $1mil and better overall protection for the University. The University of California, […]

  • 08 / 01 / 14

    July 2014 UCIP News and Updates

    UCI has another new $40mil project for UCIP scheduled to start construction later this year – UNEX Classroom Building. Design development begins in November, with construction slated for late December. This brings the 4th quarter total to $348mil in new projects for UCIP, with potential savings of $3.8mil. The 4th quarter will also see the […]

  • 07 / 01 / 14

    June 2014 UCIP News and Updates

    UCIP continues to provide superior coverage for projects over $25mil in contract value, as well as verified savings from contractor’s insurance costs normally included in their work. Recently completed projects at UCLA total over $1mil in verified savings! Upcoming UCIP projects for the 3rd quarter include San Joaquin Apartments at UCSB (September 2014), Coastal Biology […]

  • 05 / 01 / 14

    April 2014 UCIP News and Updates

    UC Irvine is adding their second project into the UCIP program, Mesa Court Expansion. When completed in August 2016 this 3 tower project will help the University’s goals of housing freshmen near the campus academic core. Two of the towers will be constructed over the dining facility, with the third tower on top of the […]

  • 04 / 01 / 14

    March 2014 UCIP News and Updates

    The UCIP rolling program is entering year 4 with some exciting new projects coming on line. UC Merced will begin construction of the Classroom and Academic Office Building at the end of April. The Classroom and Academic Office Building (CAOB) at UC Merced is a three story building that will house 120-seat, 150-seat and 210-feet […]

  • 01 / 17 / 14

    January 2014 UCIP News and Updates

    Snapshot: UCIP Tower to Date The University Controlled Insurance Program, known as UCIP, has now been implemented at all 10 campuses. Many types of projects have been enrolled from ground up new hospital construction to renovation of existing buildings. Any project greater than $25M in construction value is enrolled into UCIP. Project values enrolled into […]

  • 12 / 10 / 13

    December 2013 UCIP News and Updates

    UC Santa Barbara enrolls Sierra Madre Apartments project in UCIP The University of California, Santa Barbara has now enrolled the Sierra Madre Apartments project into the current phase of the UCIP, or University Controlled Insurance Program. This new center of learning and excellence will jump start the campus enrollment efforts and underscore the desire to […]

  • 11 / 06 / 13

    November 2013 UCIP News and Updates

    UCLA Enrolls 8th Project in UCIP: CHS South Tower Seismic Renovation – Tenant Improvements The University of California, Los Angeles has enrolled its 8th project, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) South Tower Seismic Renovation – Tenant Improvements, into UCIP which is the University Controlled Insurance Program. This project will provide wet labs and […]

  • 10 / 04 / 13

    UCLA Enrolls Project in UCIP: Teaching and Learning Center for Health Sciences

    The University of California, Los Angeles has enrolled the Teaching and Learning Center for Health Sciences project into the current phase of the UCIP, or University Controlled Insurance Program.  This project includes construction of a six-story building to house education programs for the David Geffen School of Medicine including, classrooms, teaching labs, a clinical skills […]

  • 09 / 15 / 13

    UC Santa Cruz Enrolls Project in UCIP – September 2013

    Infill Apartments Repairs Phase I and Phase II The University of California, Santa Cruz has now enrolled the Infill Apartments Repairs Phase I and Phase II into the current phase of the UCIP, or University Controlled Insurance Program. The project is the first to be added by the Santa Cruz campus. The addition of this […]

  • 08 / 08 / 13

    UCIP News and Updates – August 2013

    New Project Enrolled in UCIP: UCSB – Davidson Library Addition and Renewal The University of California, Santa Barbara has just enrolled their Davidson Library Addition and Renewal project in the current edition of the University Controlled Insurance Program (UCIP), a program providing General Liability, Excess Liability and Workers Compensation coverage for many of the University […]

  • 07 / 15 / 13

    New Project Enrolled in UCIP: UCLA – Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference and Guest Center

    The University of California Los Angeles has enrolled their seventh project in the University Controlled Insurance Program (UCIP), a program providing General Liability, Excess Liability and Worker’s Compensation coverage for many of the University of California’s construction projects. Their latest addition to the program is the Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference and Guest Center. When […]

  • 06 / 15 / 13

    New Project Enrolled in UCIP: UC Berkeley – Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

    The University of California Berkeley’s Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive project has been enrolled in the University Controlled Insurance Program (UCIP), a program providing General Liability, Excess Liability and Workers Compensation coverage for many of the University of California’s construction projects. This project consists of a dramatic repurposing of the former UC Berkeley […]

  • 05 / 05 / 13

    New Project Enrolled in UCIP: UC Berkeley – Lower Sproul Redevelopment

    The University of California Berkeley’s Lower Sproul Redevelopment project has been enrolled in the University Controlled Insurance Program (UCIP). This program provides General Liability, Excess Liability and Worker’s Compensation coverage for many of the University of California’s construction projects. The redesign of the Lower Sproul complex, a center of student life on campus, will revitalize […]