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Enterprise Risk Management

erm iconEnterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a top-down methodology that looks at risk management strategically from the perspective of the entire organization. 

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is defined by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) as “a process, effected by an entity’s board of directors, management and other personnel, applied in strategy-setting and across the enterprise, designed to identify potential events that may affect the entity, and manage risk to be within its risk appetite, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of entity objectives.”

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Risk Management and Insurance Services

insurance iconOur mission is to effectively manage risks that impact our institution. By identifying, assessing, planning, and prioritizing a broad array of challenges, Risk Management provides centralized support and guidance to Stony Brook's leadership team and stakeholders across campus.

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Policy & Compliance

policy iconOur mission is to effectively support the University's ongoing policy and compliance endeavors. We support and guide the policy development process, strategize effective implementation strategies, encourage broad communication, all while supporting compliance accountability and opportunities to minimize institutional risk.

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University Police

police iconOur mission is to foster a safe environment for our campus community through proactive, progressive, and professional law enforcement services. We greatly value honesty, respectful interaction, professionalism, collaboration, and approachability. We take a preventive approach, aiming to eliminate the problems that cause crime or allow it to occur, rather than just reacting to events. We hold ourselves accountable to the ideals found in our code of ethics. Our daily interactions with others in the community have meaning. How we treat those around us, how we interact with individuals, how we carry out our duties and responsibilities matter.

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Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

oem iconThe Office of Emergency Management seeks to safeguard our community from harm, while our continuity efforts are focused on the continuation and restoration of critical operations. No facility, organization, or community, including Stony Brook University, is immune from disaster. OEM assesses all the possible crises that could impact our organization. OEM works with first responders to ensure all stakeholders make it through a crisis safely and maintains the organization's Emergency Management Plan and Emergency Operations Center. The team holds regular drills to ensure that the entire campus is aware of threats and knows what to do in case of an emergency. Beyond drills and training sessions, the continuity team develops plans to avoid potential business-disrupting problems and takes steps to maintain or restore the organization to its pre-crisis state. The team collaborates with campus stakeholders to establish continuity plans designed to minimize critical system losses ensure resilience.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S)

ehs iconOur mission is to provide leadership and programs that promote a strong and sustainable safety culture where everyone feels responsible for demonstrating caring behavior with a commitment to the advancement of academic, research, healthcare, and community activities of the University.

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Mobility & Parking Services (MAPS)

transportation iconWe are dedicated to providing safe, efficient, and convenient parking and transportation services to our campus community.

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Training & Outreach

training iconNothing is more important than the safety of students, faculty, and staff. Our team is committed to creating a variety of comprehensive training and outreach programs for the campus community.

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Enterprise Risk Management Technology and Research & Development – Coming Soon

R&D iconWith our technology-driven world expanding rapidly, emergency services are often slow to adapt to new trends. The ERM Lab is a partnership between the Division of Enterprise Risk Management and the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology was created to bridge this gap. The mission of this lab will be to foster the creation of new technologies to enhance the effectiveness of emergency services and serve as a proving ground to evaluate existing products and determine their operational impact.

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