General Contract Information


Contracting within the NSHE system is a complicated process and it is recommended that any department wishing to enter into a contract, first consult with the Budget and Planning Office regarding the appropriate forms and procedures.

The Budget and Planning Office processes contracts in accordance with the NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual, (Chapter 5, Section 3).

Departments handle contract negotiations and preliminary arrangements with the agency or vendor, and have the Contract Staff review for compliance. Contracts works directly with the department initiating the agreement for any compliance requirements or issues. Contracts consults with General Counsel to ensure that policies/requirements, or local, state, or federal laws or regulations that preclude TMCC from agreeing to certain clauses.