The Board of Governors approved a new consulting services policy on October 12, 2012 and requires the following from UNC campuses with regards to professional services consulting contracts only:
“Consulting services” shall mean work or task(s) of an advisory nature performed by state employees or independent contractors who possess specialized knowledge, experience, expertise, and professional qualifications. These consultants investigate assigned problems or projects and provide counsel, review, analysis, or advice for programs or services. This includes, but is not limited to the organization, planning, directing, control, evaluation, and operations of a program, agency, or department.
Consultant Services Guidelines
Consultant Services Instructions
Consultant Services Approval Form