Legal Topics

  • Affiliated Entities

    The Office of Legal Affairs oversees the University's policy on Affiliated Entities.

    Affiliated Entities Info
  • Attorney-Client Privilege

    Communications with lawyers in the Office of Legal Affairs are protected and regarded as confidential…

    Attorney-Client Privilege Info
  • Contract Signature Authority

    Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code, contracts…

    Contract Signature Authority Info
  • Ethics

    Honesty, integrity, and moral conduct are critical University values. Employees are expected to maintain…

    Ethics Info
  • Immigration

    The University welcomes thousands of international students, visitors, faculty, and staff to its campus…

    Immigration Info
  • Intellectual Property

    The Office of Legal Affairs provides support and assistance to the University's colleges, departments…

    Intellectual Property Info
  • Lawsuits Against Faculty and Staff

    Lawsuits are often filed against the university and they sometimes contain allegations that faculty and…

    Lawsuits Against Faculty and Staff Info
  • Litigation

    The Office of Legal Affairs is responsible for the representation of the university in all legal matters…

    Litigation Info
  • OnBase Contract Management

    All contracts that require signature of the Senior Vice President for Business and Finance & CFO…

    OnBase Contract Management Info
  • Political Activity Guidelines

    University staff and faculty members are encouraged to fully and freely exercise their constitutional…

    Political Activity Guidelines Info
  • Real Estate

    Attorneys in the Office of Legal Affairs work with Planning and Real Estate (PARE) and Facilities…

    Real Estate Info
  • Records Retention

    As a large, dynamic, and complex organization, it is important for the University to effectively manage…

    Records Retention Info
  • Subpoenas

    Upon receipt of a subpoena in your office please do the following: Do not respond directly to the…

    Subpoenas Info