The Office of General Counsel assists and advises the system office and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campuses on various transactional matters including professional/technical/consultant contracts, construction and procurement contracts. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities enters into a high volume of contracts each year and contracts which provide sound legal protection are essential to the contracting and procurement system.

You can find additional information, instructions and forms on the Minnesota State Procurement page. The Minnesota State approved contract forms should be used in preparing contracts and complying with Minnesota State policies and procedures as well as public contracting laws.

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities contract forms have been approved by the Minnesota Attorney General's Office and any modifications to the contract form require additional legal review and approval. If you have any questions about a contract, please call the Office of General Counsel.

View Board Policy 5.14 relating to contracts and procurement.

The next Office of General Counsel Contracts Team “Office Hours” is TBD.

Submit your question(s) in advance.