HON - Honorarium (Non-Employee)

Honoraria are for nominal payments to individuals for participation in a scholarly or academic event benefiting the mission of the University and in Accordance with PPM-380-76 (PDF).

Honorarium payment type cannot be paid to suppliers or businesses.
Honorariums for UC employees and UC student employees need to be submitted to SSC Payroll through AggieService.

Allowable activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Special lecture of short series of lectures
  • Conducting seminar or workshop of no more than 2 weeks
  • Musical demonstration related to Music Department instruction
  • Guest speaker
  • Appraisal of manuscript for the University Press
  • Non-professional medical actors

In order to process, SSC will need payment purpose, amount to pay the individual and a current remit to address.

To submit an Honorarium for processing:

Create an OPP Payment/Refund Request.  Include the payment purpose and attach supporting documentation.

Additional Information:

Honorarium Payments:

  • For current UC Employees, a request must be submitted to SSC Payroll through AggieService.
  • Must be paid to an individual, not a company.
  • Cannot be a negotiated agreement for an amount for a service. If the service is negotiated, see Purchasing: Contracting Services.
  • The Payee will be added to the KFS Vendor Table and Contracting Services will contact the vendor for a W-9 form before a payment can be processed. (This will cause a delay in processing the payment.)
  • If supporting documentation is not available, please complete the Honoraria Payment Form
  • The Honorariumcheck will be printed and mailed to the Payee's address on file the day after the event.