Accidents and Claims

San Diego State University promotes a safe campus environment for its employees, students, and visitors and recognizes accidents may happen.  Information and resources are provided to assist faculty and staff when responding to an employee, student, or visitor accident or injury.  The information and resources are also applicable to university employees and students participating in university planned or sponsored off campus activities.  

In the event of a medical or life threatening emergency, always dial 9-1-1.

SDSU employees (including student employees) are covered under the State of California Workers' Compensation Program while conducting university business, on or off campus.

SDSU students are not provided medical coverage by the university while conducting university business (including academic coursework), on or off campus. 

For additional information regarding insurance coverage, see University Insurance Programs