The Chancellor has less than $100,000 delegated signature authority. Vice Chancellors and Presidents – for less than $50,000 – have delegated signature authority. The Vice Chancellors and Presidents if they desire can delegate signature authority to a staff member for less than $25,000, by filling out and signing the "Delegation of Authority Memorandum" form. This form, once completed should be forwarded to the Office of General Counsel and to Purchasing.
Standard agreements are agreements created and approved by the Office of General Counsel. These agreements may be used by LSC departments without further OGC approval, unless modifications are made to the agreement, in which case it will need to come to our office for review and approval.
The Contract Documents link on this website has a link titled "Descriptions of Standard Agreements". This link provides a description of the standard agreements. If after reviewing, you are still not sure which agreement to use, you can contact the Office of General Counsel and we can help you determine which is the correct agreement to use.
Complete the Contract Coversheet and submit the coversheet, two copies of the contract and any exhibits to the Office of General Counsel. The Office of Contract Compliance will review the documents for compliance purposes and then forward to our counsel for review and approval. Once approved, we will route the agreements to the originator to obtain the proper signatures.
Any contract or written agreement which is not a Standard Agreement. These agreements are referred to as "non-standard" and are usually provided by vendors, contractors, and other parties.