Four Questions About Drone Use on Campus

Syracuse University has instituted guidelines regarding the use of drones on campus. These guidelines were established to help the University community operate drones safely, responsibly, and legally. We recently turned to Michaele DeHart, director of Risk Management, for answers on some commonly asked questions. For more information about drone use on campus, visit

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Enterprise Risk Management

The Enterprise Risk Management Program works with leadership across the University to identify and mitigate risks that may interfere with Syracuse University’s mission. The goal of the Enterprise Risk Management Program is to embed risk resources into existing business processes with the objective of being strategic, efficient, and supportive.

Transitional Duty Program

Syracuse University is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. Prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses is a primary goal. However, workplace injuries and illnesses due occur and for that reason Syracuse University has developed a Transitional Duty program to assist employees to return to work/stay at work after an injury.

Effective 7/1/18 employees who have a work-related injury or illness can participate in the Transitional Duty Program.  Contact Risk Management for more information.

Minors on Campus

Syracuse University considers the safety and well being of youth program participants to be important. Each University program sponsor must consider the impact of all activities conducted during the course of a camp or enrichment program, must appreciate the risks and legal responsibilities and take appropriate measures to manage the potential for exposure to program participants to reasonable foreseeable risks.  Syracuse University needs to identify all programs, events and activities that serve, employ, or otherwise engage, youth.

If you direct, sponsor, supervise or are in some other way responsible for such a program, event, or activity, there are several things you need to do: