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The Office of University Counsel

East Tennessee State University

Filing a Claim Against ETSU

Procedure for Filing a Claim against East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University is an agency of the State.  Therefore, the University is bound by state laws governing claims against the state for personal injury or property damage.  The Tennessee Claims Commission has been established to determine all monetary claims against the state falling within one or more of the categories listed in Tennessee Code Annotated (9-8-307). If you have a claim, you must submit a notice of a claim to the Division within one (1) year of the occurrence from which the claim arises.

Link to Claims Form from Tennessee Claims Commission:

Forward the completed form to:

Tennessee Claims Commission

Division of Claims Administration

9 th Floor, Andrew Jackson Building

Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0243

Telephone: 615-741-2734

Fax: 615-532-4979

Please forward a copy of the claim to:

      Office of Financial Services
      ETSU, PO Box 70732
      Johnson City, TN  37614  

Upon receipt of your claim, the Division of Claims Administration will investigate and make every effort to act upon it within ninety (90) days.

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