Additional Contracting Resources

Standard Contracts

The Standard Contracts page contains University-approved model contracts that can be used/adapted for your contracting needs.


The Checklists page contains the Contract Provisions Checklist (which outlines important provisions that should be included in most University contracts and provides tips for negotiating provisions that protect the University) as well as specialized checklists developed for particular types of University transactions. 

Contract Provisions and Explanations

Contract Provisions and Explanations provides explanations and model provisions for some of the most important provisions that should be included in University contracts, such as provisions regarding payment terms, termination, insurance, indemnification, warranty, intellectual property, confidentiality, and tax exemption. The explanations present background on what the provisions mean, how they serve to protect the University’s interests and why they are ordinarily required in University contracts.