Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who has sustained an injury or an occupational disease while in the course and scope of work. Some of the benefits you are entitled to (upon claim eligibility) can include medical care for the injury, indemnity wage benefits, vocational rehabilitation services, etc. These benefits are the responsibility of the employer. The following group of employees is covered under Workers’ Compensation: Faculty, Staff, Medical Residents, and Student Workers.

Steps for Reporting an Injury

Employee's Responsibility
Supervisor's Responsibility
Medical Resident's Responsibility
Student Worker's Responsibility
Forms and Posters
List of Clinics
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Information

Serious and/or Life Threatening Injuries

If the injury is serious, call Tulane Police immediately. Tulane Police will call 911, if considered necessary.

  • Uptown Campus Police – (504) 865-5911  or ext. 55911
  • Downtown Campus Police – (504) 988-5555 or ext. 85555
  • Primate Center Police – (985) 871-6411 or ext. 6411



If you have questions regarding the Workers' Compensation process, please contact Workforce Management Organization (WFMO) at (504) 865-5280 or

Tulane University and the Jeanne Clery Act

Tulane University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. 
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, and more information on the Jeanne Clery Act is available on the TUPD website.

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