What is a UW contract?
A UW contract is “An agreement with specific terms between two or more persons or entities in which there is a promise to do something in return for a valuable benefit known as consideration and must include specific elements. A contract may be in the form of an agreement, proposal, statement, notice, resolution, letter, memorandum of understanding (MOU), memorandum of agreement (MOA), purchase order, license, indenture, grant, cooperative agreement, etc. In addition, such documents may go by other names as well.”
Who is authorized to create, amend, or terminate a contract at UW Bothell?
Only the UW Seattle Procurement Services Department has delegated signature authority for contracts to purchase goods and services on behalf of the University. Non-procurement contracts are also subject to specific delegated signature authority.
Signing a contract without delegated signature authority can subject an employee to personal liability for the contract.
Contact for contract questions
Jim Pilon, Fiscal Specialist
Jim is your contact for purchasing contracts involving goods and services. He will help you select the right purchasing method and guide you through the purchasing process. Jim is UW Bothell’s liaison to UW Seattle Procurement Services.
Jim is also your contact for non-procurement contracts and memorandums of understanding to support various new and ongoing projects in academic and administrative units. He will assist you in identifying the people and resources to achieve your goals.