The Contract Office’s mission is to provide support and assist University of Tennessee faculty and staff with the facilitation of the contract process. The office is responsible for ensuring agreements comply with Federal and State law, Board of Regents, and University rules, regulations, and policies pertaining to fiscal management of contracts and agreements. The Contract Office is responsible for determining whether the University can comply with all provisions of contracts or agreements entered into with outside companies or agencies. The Contract Office is also responsible for ensuring the business interests of the University are protected in the terms of all proposed agreements. This division reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration.