Contracts - TypesPage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/finadm/contracts/types/
Consultant/Professional or Technical Services
This type of contract is required any time someone is hired to perform a task(s) versus purchasing a product. These contracts are predominately for consultation analysis, evaluation, prediction, planning, or recommending policies or courses of action and which result in the production of a report or result in the completion of a task. Any agreement entered into for consultant, professional, or technical services usually on a short-term basis for a definite period of time and for a specific purpose. Speakers or entertainers who reside outside the state and are contracted for over $2,000 will have a 2% entertainer’s tax withheld from the total contracted amount.
This type of contract is required when providing specific training instruction or for short-term use of instructional space or equipment.
These contracts are required when a Minnesota State institution provides a service to a non-state agency and is paid for the services performed and goods or materials supplied.
This type of contract is required when contracting with another State agency.
This type of contract is required only when contracting with another Minnesota State institution
This type of contract is required when entering into a contract with other governmental entities, i.e., city, town, school district, or other political subdivision.
Lease agreements would be completed for use of university property for non-university activities i.e., tower space, floor space, storage or off-campus classroom space. A lease may not exceed five (5) years at a time without the approval of the State Executive Council. State property may not be leased out for more than twenty-five (25) years.
M-Contracts or “Master” contracts are contracts that include the provision of services at specified rates. Master contracts are means of establishing a vendor list of contractors from whom to choose when a specific service is needed. These contracts pertain mainly to construction projects at the University.
These contracts are written when someone or a group wishes to use MSU-owned facilities. Before a contract can be written, the Centennial Student Union Reservations Office should be contacted to reserve the space to be used. Phone 507.389.2223.