Procurement and Contract Services Policy & Procedures Manual
Section 400: Contracts
Effective: 7/1/2010



This policy is to provide information about the various types of contracts and how best to contract for a variety of goods and services for OSU. The purpose of having a written contract is to set forth a binding set of obligations and expectations for each party. Any time OSU is committed to an action, commits to the acceptance of an action by another party, or agrees to pay for goods or services, some form of written contract is required.


All employees authorized to procure goods or services for OSU.