Academic Affairs


The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs monitors and facilitates the development of agreements that involve academic arrangements and/or which impact the Academic Division.  Such agreements are most often referred to as affiliation agreements. The need to protect the university and our students makes it necessary to have written contracts in place for all activities and responsibilities that we expect from sites to which CMU students are assigned. The university and/or its employees could be held liable for oral statements made to sponsoring agencies. Although the risk may be remote, the potential liability could be great. Therefore, written agreements are essential to ensure all expectations are clarified.

In addition to affiliation agreements (which are usually between CMU and other institutions within the United States), Academic Affairs also works with the Office of International Affairs (OIA) to ensure that agreements forged with entities outside the U.S. are done so appropriately. International agreements are increasingly complex due to the evolving relationships between the U.S. and other countries. Anyone contemplating a study abroad arrangement, faculty or student exchange, or other potential linkage which involves an international organization or institution should contact OIA before beginning any serious discussion.

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Contact Agreements

If you have any questions or need assistance in developing an agreement, please contact:

Anne Miller

Coordinator of Affiliation Agreements
(989) 774-7211