Auto Incident/Accident Claim

How to Report an Auto Incident/Accident Claim

(State Owned, Rented or Leased Vehicles)

Automobile accidents should be reported directly and immediately to:

  • University of Virginia Property & Liability Risk Management, 434-924-3055
    and one of the following:
  • University Police, 434-924-7166
    (if the accident occurred on Grounds)
  • or

  • Virginia State Police
    (if the accident occurred off Grounds, but in Virginia)
  • Appropriate local or state police
    (if the accident occurred out of state)


An Automobile Loss Notice must be completed and sent to UVa Property & Liability Risk Management within 24 hours of the incident. A copy of the police report must also be provided to UVa Property & Liability Risk Management. Police reports from the State of Virginia and UVa Police are automatically sent to the Office of Property & Liability Risk Management. If the incident has perceived damages exceeding $5,000 or anytime bodily injury occurs, please follow the additional recommendations for Major Accidents.

Instructions for Completing Auto Loss Notice Form

Auto Info Card