Services and Honorariums
Please contact Christine.DeBondt@wwu.edu for more information.
Who Can Receive an Honorarium?
Honorarium issued to an Employee
is defined as money or thing of value which is offered to a University employee for speech, appearance, article or similar functon which is in connection with his or her official role at the University. An honorarium can only be accepted if it is specifically approved by the University and it is not on the prohibited list below. The University has an honorarium form to document the supervisory approval.
University employees may receive honoraria subject to the following limitations:
1. The person, organization or company is offering the honorarium for a speech, appearance, article or similar activity in connection with the recipient's role at the University, and is not seeking or expected to seek contractual relations with Western Washington University; or
2. The person, organization or company offering the honorarium is not regulated by Western Washington University; or
3. The person, organization or company offering the honorarium is not seeking or opposing or is not reasonably likely to seek or oppose enactment or adoption of administrative rules or action or policy changes by Western Washington University; or
4. The speech, appearance, article, or similar item or activity that the employee has been asked to give, produce or engage in does not detract from or interfere with his/her duties and obligations to Western Washington University.
See the following Policies and Procedures:
POL-U5400.19 - Receiving Honoraria
PRO-U5400.19A - Requesting Approval To Accept Honoraria
POL-U5400.05 - Using University Resources
POL-U5400.17 - Professional Staff Policy on Consult ing and Other Outside Compensated Professional Activities
POL-U5400.18 - Faculty Policy On Consulting and Other Compensated Professional Activities
POL-U5348.12 - Reimbursing For Official University Business
POL-U5348.09 - Paying Honoraria To Non-Employees
POL-U5348.10 - Authorizing and Reimbursing Travel For Official University Business
Honorarium issued to a Non-Employee