College of Liberal Arts



Contracts are legal agreements between the University and an individual or business entity that is set up prior to payment.

Some instances when contracts are required are listed below:

  • Catering (when a down payment is required or alcohol is served)
  • Use of a logo (requires prior approval for use of UT logo)
  • Third party payment (if an agent, business, or university will be paid rather than the visitor)
  • Alcohol, including bartenders
  • Hotel agreement (booking a block of rooms for guests, conference rooms, or related services)
  • Charter Buses when UT employees and/or students will be passengers


Andrew Beachum, Associate Business Contracts Administrator, 512-232-1763