Western Michigan University faculty and staff engage with a variety of outside entities on a daily basis to meet the needs of the University community. This activity requires entering into contracts with these goods and service providers. This web page is intended as a resource to assist in understanding and navigating the contract process. You will find a variety of helpful tools and resources regarding contracts and the process.

The contract review process is an interactive process between the unit, Purchasing, Business Services, and the Office of the General Counsel.  It is the requesting unit's responsibility to make sure that each group is contacted and kept up-to-date on the progress of the contract.

4 colored circles—one with an arrow leading to the next—explaining the process of: Requesting department, Purchasing, Business Services, Office of General Counsel

Useful Links

Contracts and Subawards (Pre-Award)

Research Contracts Administrator

Grants and Contracts (Post-Award)