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Participant Compensation Guidance

‚ÄčWill your project involve paying individuals for participation in learning experiences?  If so, then you will want to review these documents to learn about how to proceed with your project. 

CMU Participant Payment for CMU Student



Please visit the Human Resources website for Employment Policies, Procedures, and Resources for help in determining whether an individual is a participant or independent contractor.  

All learning experiences must be approved by Student Employment Services BEFORE proceeding. Please download and complete the Learning Experience Questionnaire and submit it to Student Employment Services, at least 10 business days in advance of the learning opportunity. 

The program director will provide participants with a Learning Experience Agreement. The participants will sign the agreement and return the original to the program director.