A student leaves their backpack unattended for one second only to come back and find it missing. Another student watches in horror as their apartment is up in flames. Another accidentally pulls the sprinkler system causing the residence hall to flood.
In those instances when a student takes a loss, students have to figure out how to cover that loss.
“Renter’s insurance is an optional insurance policy to help protect students from unforeseen loss of property,” Amy Murphy, the dean of students and director of campus life, said.
While Texas Tech does not offer renter’s insurance, it is provided by outside companies that offer low deductibles and includes protection of personal liability and property loss as well, Murphy said.
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