Auto and Home Insurance

Syracuse University partners with Farmers Insurance Group* to offer group rates for auto and home insurance, with the convenience of deducting the premiums from your paycheck if you prefer.

Tom Swanson is Syracuse University’s dedicated, local Farmers Insurance Group representative and can be contacted with any questions at 315.656.2982 or tom.swanson@farmersinsurance.com.

Free quotes are available by:

  • Email a completed  Auto and Home Quote Request Form [PDF] to Tom Swanson. If you would like to request a copy of the paper form, you may contact Tom directly at 315.656.2982 and he will mail a paper copy to you.
  • Visiting the MetLife website.
  • Visit MetLife insights for educational and seasonal information that will help you take care of your auto, home and safety needs.

* The Farmers Insurance Group has acquired the MetLife Auto & Home business from MetLife, Inc. At this time, you may continue to use the MetLife resources provided above for your Auto & Home insurance needs. This web page will be updated with new information as it becomes available, so please check back regularly.

Should you have any questions, please reach out to HR Shared Services at 315.443.4042.


Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within this website is accurate. However, benefits are governed by legal documents (which, in certain circumstances, may include insurance contracts). If there is any difference between the information in this website and the official documents, the official documents will control. As is the case with all of Syracuse University’s employee benefit plans, the University reserves the right to modify or terminate these benefits at any time.