Signature Authority Memo

How to Get a Document Signed by a University Official

The memo linked below discusses who has signature authority (and limited signature authority) for contracts at UW–Madison, based on contract type. Only a small number of individuals at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been delegated the authority to sign contracts on behalf of the university.

VCFA website – Signature Authority Memo (PDF)

You can find the Signature Authority Memo on the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration website under “Documents > Reports and Memos”.

When in doubt about the legality of clauses in the document, contact Nancy Lynch in the Office of Legal Affairs before sending the document to the party indicated.

Concerns about insurance requirements presented in documents should be addressed to Risk Management before sending the documents to the party indicated.