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Legal Defense and Indemnification

Cornell University provides legal defense and indemnification to eligible individuals with respect to claims that arise from activity within the scope of university employment and/or in the performance of authorized duties. To qualify, an individual must also request such defense and/or indemnification and cooperate in the defense of any action or proceeding as provided herein.

Policy details


Your local college or unit administrative office.

Revision History:

3/3/2021: Updated Office name.

April 18, 2018: Added Board of Trustees approval date, updated hyperlinks.