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Agreements for Entertainers and Speakers

Entertainers on campus are required to sign the below applicable document prior to performing at Villanova unless the Entertainer provides his/ her own contract that needs to be reviewed as required by The Villanova University Signing Authority and Contract Review Procedure. If the Entertainer provides his/ her own contract that is required to be reviewed, please send the contract to Insurance and Risk Management who will review and add all necessary terms.

Speakers on campus are required to sign the below applicable document prior to speaking at Villanova unless the Speaker provides his/ her own contract that needs to be reviewed as required by The Villanova University Signing Authority and Contract Review Procedure. If the Speaker provides his/ her own contract that is required to be reviewed, please send the contract to Insurance and Risk Management who will review and add all necessary terms.

Please note the below agreements now include terms regarding events delivered through a virtual platform (e.g. Zoom, Skype, etc.). The agreements are written so these terms only apply if the event is being delivered virtually.

  • Honorarium Agreement- Revised 12/20- if the Speaker is being paid a nominal amount, is speaking due to his/her/their scholarly and/ or professional standing, AND is supporting the University’s educational research or public service activities, and has not provided his/her/their own contract.

  • Speaker Agreement- Revised 12/20- if the Speaker does not fit the criteria for an honorarium and has not provided his/ her own contract.

  • Speaker Addendum- Revised 12/20- if the Speaker or Agency provides his/her/its own contract and the contract does not need to be reviewed according to The Villanova University Signing Authority and Contract Review Procedure. Once signed, the Addendum becomes part of the contract.