How do I pay research participants?

How do I use checks to pay research participants?

In order to use checks to pay participants, you must establish a checking account. 

  • Bank Account Request Form
    NOTE: this form should include the campus departmental address - not a field on the form but is necessary

Are participants required to provide their social security numbers for payment?

Social Security numbers are not required unless there are study participants who will earn $600 or more over a calendar year. The Research Foundation is required to send a 1099 tax form to those individuals earning $600 or more for tax reporting purposes.