Contract/Legal Agreement Negotiation

Contract/Legal agreements (i.e. NDA's, CTA's, Cooperative Agreements, Task Orders, Master Agreements, Subcontracts) are made between the University and other entities not the individual. Notification or receipt of legal agreements must be sent to RAS at RAS in the Office of Research has been granted the authority to negotiate and sign agreements on behalf of the University. Upon receipt of a legal agreement, RAS will proceed with administrative review and facilitate legal review and approval from the Office of the General Counsel. RAS will handle all negotiation with the PI, OGC and entity/sponsor. When final approvals by all required parties are received, RAS will execute the document with the entity/sponsor. The PI will be provided a copy of the Fully Executed Agreement (all signatures) for his/her records.


Please see Subcontract Execution and Approval Policy 600-013