Administration of APSU contracts has moved from the Office of Procurement to the Office of Legal Affairs. Legal Affairs now reviews, drafts, and executes documents and contracts related to APSU business affairs. On this site, you will find policies and procedures for effective contract management. You can download or print forms/templates for various types of contracts. You will also find helpful links and commonly asked questions about Contract Services. All contract request are processed through Govs eShop per APSU Policy 4:002.
For assistance with the University's procurement process, please contact the Office of Procurement.
Please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for process and procedures for Grant contracts.
University Policies which govern contracts:
- 4:002 Delegation of Authority for Approval and Execution of Contracts and Agreements
- 4:013 Contracts
- 5:014 Outside Employment and Extra Compensation
What law? In Tennessee, our set of state laws is collectively called the, “Tennessee Code Annotated” (T.C.A). A link to T.C.A. can be found here: http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/Tennessee%20Code
Please see the Contract Service’s Manual for all policies and procedures related to your contract needs.
What is a Contract? A contract is a binding agreement between two or more parties legally enforceable by law.
All contract requests are initiated through Govs e-Shop on the appropriate routing form.
General information and processes can be found in the Contract Management Plan (link)
For Grant contracts please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Contracts and Reporting Specialist