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Business Office - Research Participant Payments
Research Participant Guidelines from the SoHE Business Office.
This page is currently being updated. In the meantime, please see the relevant campus links below for more information on Research Participant Payment methods, see Business Office - School of Human Ecology Contacts for assistance or questions regarding the Research Participant Payments process.
Guidelines for Purchasing Gift Cards
The purchase and use of negotiable items, such as gift cards or gift certificates, require strict accountability. Gift cards may be purchased to be used for prizes and awards (see Business Office - Purchasing Information) or to compensate research study participants.
Gift Cards as Payments to Research Participants (IRB Related):
- All research participant studies are to be approved or an exemption formally documented and provided by the IRB. Refer to the 200 Custodian Funds Policy and 200.2 Temporary Fund Procedures for information on using gift cards to pay research participants.