The Office of the Provost, and the Assistant to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs will serve as the liaison and will work with the appropriate Dean’s office to assist with routing and finalizing each agreement.

Agreements Routed Through OGCA:  MOUs/MOAs that are not related to sponsored agreements ( but academic activities should be routed to the Office of the Provost.  Sometimes these agreements will include funding for the program.

The following types of MOA/MOU are routed through the Office of the Provost:

  • All Academic Activities- All MOU's with any academic activity (including practicums) and created by academic units who report to the Provost will need to be processed through the office of the Provost.
  • MAP/CES Outreach and Extension- MOA or MOU concerning the activities of the Marine Advisory Program and the Cooperative Extension service.
  • Academic and Research- Requires both signatures from Provost, and the Vice Chancellor of Research


MOA-MOU Website:

MOA-MOU Guiding Practice Flowchart

MOA-MOU Policy

MOA-MOU Template: To be used as the foundation for all agreements.  Please keep in mind that the information included in the template is required for record-keeping in OnBase, and information can be added to meet the requirements of the external agency. The department/program/college will need to collaborate with the external agency in finalizing the contents of the agreement. 

Routing for Signatures- Approved Final Draft

Ideally route the approved final agreement to:

  1. Department
  2. Unit Dean
  3. External Entity
  4. Vice Chancellor (if applicable) 
  5. Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor -- (If using docusign please send to Jessica Skipper, for Provost's signature)


Academic Deans’ Offices Contacts:

Please contact Jessica Skipper, 474-6634 or Jennifer Hoppough (Assistant to the Provost) at 474-7096,


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