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Who can sign university contracts?
All contractual obligations of the University must be signed by an official signing authority or a designated signing authority in limited circumstances. The Signing Authority Policy establishes the official and designated signing authorities of the University.
If you've been asked to sign a contract on behalf on the university or if your name is listed on a contract, please contract the Risk Management Office for advice. Signing a contract without authorization can expose you to personal liability.
Who is an Official Signing Authority?
The following university positions have been authorized as Official Signing Authorities:
Chair of the Board of Governors
Vice-President, Administration and Finance
Vice-President, Academic and Research