2011 ORS § 30.264¹
Liability insurance for students involved in off-campus experiential activities
  • coverage under ORS 30.260 to 30.300

(1) The State Board of Higher Education may authorize public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Oregon University System) to provide liability insurance coverage for students involved in off-campus experiential activities, including, but not limited to, student teaching, internships, clinical experiences, capstone projects and related activities.

(2) If commercial liability insurance coverage is not available to the public universities, students participating in the activities described in subsection (1) of this section shall be considered to be acting within the course and scope of state employment duties for purposes of ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300) to 30.300 (ORS 30.260 to 30.300 exclusive). [2001 c.370 §2; 2011 c.637 §60]