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Execution of Contracts

Purchasing and Payment Processing

View policy pdf: Execution of Contracts Policy

Generally, the authority to sign contracts for the purchase or lease of goods and services for the operations of an institution has been delegated to the University Procurement Office.  However, there is a tiered delegation/authority for contracts/instruments related to construction activities and projects (planning, design, construction, utilities, infrastructure, etc.) which is described below:


The UGA employee making the purchase is responsible for ensuring that sales tax is not charged. The UGA employee is responsible for providing the sales tax exemption form to the vendor.

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Policy Owner: Procurement

Policy Contact: Robert Currey

Phone Number: 706-542-2361

Responsibilities:  It is the responsibility of the department to submit contracts to Procurement for review.

Date Issued: 01/01/2016

Last Reviewed/Updated: