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Contract Services

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:

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

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


For all Academic Agreements that meet the criteria of APSU Policy 2:065, please visit the Academic Agreements website for processes and procedures.


For Grant contracts, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Amanda Phillips
Contracts and Reporting Specialist