Research Study Participant Payments


Please read the Addendum (here).  The Addendum itemizes the changes that have occurred during the past 18 months due to State and Quantum changes.

Note line number 6:  Cash log checks* that remain outstanding for 90 days will be charged to the department’s revolving SOAPF.  Charges will begin on October 1, 2022.  Any outstanding cash log checks that were issued prior to July 1, 2022 will be charged to the department’s revolving SOAPF.  The Office of Controller staff will contact departments that have outstanding cash log checks.

*Cash log checks are General Working Fund checks that are requested for cash to disburse to participants or requested for cash to purchase gift cards disbursed to participants.

A copy of the presentation held on September 15, 2022 and September 21, 2022 can be found here.

A research study participant is a living individual about whom a Principal Investigator (PI) conducting research obtains: 1) data through intervention or interaction with the individual or 2) identifiable private information.

Some research studies may provide for compensation payments to study participants as evidenced in the contract between the research sponsor and the research institution. Compensation may be in the form of a check payable to the participant, cash, or gift cards.  The research study documents identify which method of payment is allowed for the study.