Sponsored Projects Administration

Signature Authority

In accordance with HOOP 124, only select employees have signature authority and are thereby authorized to sign contracts or agreements, either oral or written, on behalf of UTHealth. Contracts and agreements must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate institutional office prior to their execution. No University employee, other than those designated as Authorized Signing Officials, may enter the University into a legal or binding agreement. Refer to the University's delegation of authority matrix for a listing of authorized signing officials for UTHealth, and to the Sponsored Projects Administration signature matrix for a listing of authorized signing officials for sponsored projects.