The Signing Authorities Policy specifies who can bind the University contractually.  Or in plain language, who can sign a contract.  If you are not sure if you have the authority to sign a contract or have any other questions, send the contract to  We can help!

Each of these videos addresses one of the types of contract outlined in the policy.

Micro-learning Videos

Topic Length
Section 3, General Contracts

General contracts include transfers, assignments, contracts, written deeds, subcontracts, letters of intent, memorandum of understanding, and memorandum of agreement.

7 min, 19 sec
Section 4, Purchase Contracts

Purchase contracts include ‘purchase orders’, ‘change orders’, ‘purchase agreements’, ‘supply agreements’, ‘services agreements’, ‘software licenses and agreements’, ‘scope of works (SOW)’, and ‘sales agreements, subscriptions or order forms’

8 min, 47 sec