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WHO WE ARE


The Contracts and Real Estate Office is a customer service oriented team working under the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration. We are responsible for drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and executing business and administrative contracts for the University, including its satellite campuses and extension locations. For information about how to process University contracts in addition to the information provided on our web page, please refer to BPPM 10.11, BPPM 20.45, email creo.intake@wsu.edu or call our office directly at (509) 335-2252.

WHAT WE DO


While working in tandem with other resources within the University (i.e. the Attorney General’s Office, ORSO, Commercialization) we process a variety of contracts including but not limited to (also see our Decision Tree):

  • Interlocal and Interagency Agreements in accordance with RCW 39.4, Interlocal Cooperation Act
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • Facility Use Agreements for both WSU and non-WSU facilities
  • Domestic and international academic programs
  • Client Services Agreements
  • Speaker/Performer Agreements
  • Student Affiliation Agreements
  • Data Use Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements related to business/administrative activities
  • Revenue-generating Agreements, including service center agreements, not processed by ORSO
  • Real Property Agreements

WHAT WE DON’T DO


The types of contracts that are not handled by our office include, but are not limited to: