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Office of Environmental Health & Safety

200 American Legion Way

Morehead, KY 40351

James Frazier

Director of Risk & Compliance

Phone: 606-783-2179

Fax: 606-783-2359


Holly Niehoff

 Sustainability & Safety Specialist

Phone: 606-783-2584

Derek Lewis

Fire & Safety Technician

Phone: 606-783-2099 
MSU Home :: Student Malpractice Insurance

Student General Liability & Medical Malpractice Insurance

The Student General Liability and Student Medical Malpractice Insurance Programs insures the general and professional liability of enrolled MSU students who furnish mental and physical health-related professional services required under curriculum or internships.

Option A: Nursing, Social Work, Exercise Science, Imaging Science, Sports Management, and Physical Education.

Option B:  Psychology, Criminology, Health Promotions, and Student Teaching.

Any academic department within these and similar fields are required to make the General Liability and Student Medical Malpractice Insurance available for enrolled students for purchase. The limit of liability under the policy is $1,000,000 per occurrence. Coverage is limited to the insurance policy terms, conditions and exclusions.

Cost & Effective Date

The cost is $19.00 for coverage through the duration of the annual master policy period.  Option A begins and ends on August 25th of each year.  Option B begins and ends July 12th of each year.  It is the student's responsibility to make sure their premium is paid and their coverage is current.

Purchasing Instructions

Take the registration form and $19.00 to the Cashier’s Office at 207 Howell-McDowell. Then deliver the receipt to your requesting faculty member of your program.  Each academic program is responsible for monitoring their students proof of purchase.  The student will receive a current certificate of insurance from the faculty member of their academic program.  A class roster is required by the Risk Management Office from each academic program in order to provide accurate certificates. A certificate of insurance may be required by the clinical organization at which you will be an intern.


Potential and actual claims must be reported immediately to the Risk Management Office by the student and the University department overseeing the clinical placement.

Important Note

Coverage is only available to Morehead State University Students. This summary is designed to give you a general overview of the insurance coverage. It should not be construed as a representation or legal interpretation of coverage. Contact the Office of Risk Management for specific information about the program and coverage terms, conditions and exclusions.


Eddie Frazier
Director of Risk and Compliance
200 American Legion Way
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: (606) 783-2179


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