Certificate of Insurance

Franklin & Marshall College requires a Certificate of Insurance (COI) be filed with the Office of Conference Services & External Events by any external entity (hereafter known as the Customer) scheduling use of facilities. A COI documents the existence and terms of insurance coverage for the purpose of providing evidence that the Customer will be able to satisfy necessary obligations. These obligations include, but are not limited to:

  • Payment of liability losses assumed under contract
  • Workers' compensation benefits
  • Payment for loss or damage to property

COIs are for informational use only and are not considered legally binding.

 Certificate of Insurance Requirements


All Events:


 Not less than ten (10) days prior to the scheduled use of facilities, the Customer must file with the College’s Office of Conference Services & External Events a Certificate of Insurance evidencing General Liability coverage is in force at limits of no less than $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 general aggregate. Franklin & Marshall College shall be named as Additional Insured in reference to the Customer’s use of the facilities. This insurance policy shall not be cancelled without 30 days advance notice to the College.


Camps or Activities Involving Minors:

Customer shall indemnify, defend (by counsel acceptable to the college) and save harmless College, its employees and agents, from all claims, damages, losses or expenses including attorneys' fees arising from injury or damage to persons or property, caused wholly or in part by any acts or omissions of Customer, or its employees, agents or members.  Customer shall obtain and furnish proof of liability insurance in the amount of one million dollars per occurrence and two million dollars general aggregate and College must be named as additionally insured. Customers with camps or activities involving minors (under 18 years of age) shall be required to obtain and furnish proof of abuse and molestation liability insurance with a limit of no less than $1,000,000 per occurrence.  This obligation may be met by a combined commercial general liability policy or separate abuse and molestation coverage. A copy of the proof of coverage must be presented to College, prior to the event beginning. The insurance required under this agreement shall contain a statement that the policy shall not be cancelled without 30 days notice to College.