Risk Management

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It is the mission of the Office of Risk Management (ORM) to provide high quality risk management services, resources, and leadership, which create value and support The University of Texas System’s (UT System) mission of excellence in education, research, healthcare, and public service.

The framework of the UT System risk management program consists of key elements including assessment, control, finance, communication, and monitoring. It is governed by executive leadership and direction from the Risk Management Executive Committee. A broad range of risks are managed by  professionals at UT System Administration, the fourteen institutions and through Systemwide committees including the Risk Management Advisory Committee, the Workers’ Compensation Insurance (WCI) Committee, the Environmental Health and Safety Advisory Committee (EHSAC), and the Emergency Management Committee.


2026 Higher Education Risk Management Conference
April 12-15, 2026 | Galveston, TX | Moody Gardens
Hosted by the University of Texas System




Thanks for making this the biggest conference yet!


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Systemwide Compliance

The Systemwide Compliance Program endeavors to ensure all UT System institutions have the most accurate, concise, and up-to-date information needed to maintain an effective compliance program and to assess the effectiveness and quality of the institutional programs.

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Information Security

The Office of Information Security provides guidance and support to The University of Texas System's eight academic and six health institutions, UT System Administration, and UTIMCO in their efforts to establish and maintain information security programs

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