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Contracts Requiring Legal Review

  • Contract (no monies, expense, or revenue) is prepared on a vendor form, and not on a University approved form such as the Contract for Services or Local Engagement Agreement form.
  • Total amount of contract is above the unit’s signature authority, includes the Contract for Services or Local Engagement Agreement forms.
  • Cumulative total (expense or revenue) of the contract that has been in place for consecutive years.
  • The cost of the contract (expense or revenue) is an indeterminate amount.

The following types of contracts must be routed for review regardless of amount.

  • Affiliation agreements, collaborative agreements, community and institutional partnerships, internship agreements, and clinical placements that are not on a University-Approved Form.
  • Contracts involving intellectual property rights of the University. See University Policy 1090 (Intellectual Property), for more information, including Contracts involving publication.
  • Contracts for banking services, financial services, student debit cards, and collection of indebtedness.
  • Contracts with terms or provisions regarding tuition waivers (See SBOE Policy V.T. Fee Waivers), discounts, or involving admission, matriculations of students, international programs, scholarships, or financial aid.
  • Air charter contracts.
  • Athletic Contracts, including sponsorship agreements not reserved for third parties (i.e. Bronco Sports Properties) and broadcast rights agreements, but excluding game or “contest” agreements.
  • Contracts involving research/testing on human or animal subjects, or the purchase or use of controlled substances or any Contracts involving the purchase or use of genetic material.
  • Any Contract involving unusually high risk or exposure for the University, contemplating a unique obligation on the part of the University, or involving important health or safety issues.
  • Contracts on a University Approved Form with requested changes or with a Contract Value that exceeds the Unit’s signature authority.