2326.1 Gifts Based on Non-University Personnel

Document purpose

To provide for the prudent utilization of University resources.


November, 2006


April, 2024

Responsible Office

Procurement Services


Procurement Services


  1. University departments may make a payment, in the form of a gift, to a non-employee for the following events:

    1. In lieu of an Honorarium
    2. In lieu of a Lecture Fee
    3. For Recruitment
  2. Payments in excess of $100.00 must be approved by the appropriate dean, resource center director, vice president or vice provost.

  3. No alcoholic beverages should be purchased as a gift.

  4. All gifts no matter what the dollar amount is considered taxable income.