Each year, the Office of Legal Affairs drafts, negotiates, or approves over 1,200 contracts on behalf of Georgia State University.  The links below are intended to provide general information on contracting and an outline of contract procedures at the University.

Georgia State University Contract Routing Form – Revised 01/31/2019 (Legal Affairs)
Policy on Contract Review and Approval Revised 07/12/2010 (Legal Affairs)
Consultant Agreement – Revised 02/07/2017 (Legal Affairs)
Signature Authority – Revised 09/25/2018
State Agency Hiring Form – For use with hiring other state agency employees (e.g., teaching courses) -Revised 11/21/2012 (Legal Affairs)
Speakers Agreement – Revised 10/2017

All contracts involving the University as a party, regardless of amount, except (1) research proposals and contracts (handled by the Office of Sponsored Programs) and (2) those using approved and unmodified standard contract forms (i.e. Standard Commercial Solicitation Agreement) must be routed to and approved by the Office of Legal Affairs prior to signature.

University units/departments seeking to hire outside consultants/independent contractors should follow the instructions found in the Finance & Administration document entitled,  “Payments to Independent Contractor/Consultants.”

Copies of the University’s standard consulting agreement templates can be found at the above website.

If you have any other questions about this site or your contract, please contact the Office of Legal Affairs.