The purpose of these guidelines is to assist the hiring department in processing requisitions
for Independent Contractors, Guest Lecturers/Speakers/Performers (hereinafter referred
to as Independent Contractors), while complying with State and Federal Laws, CSU policies
and Collective Bargaining Agreements.
- Guest Lecturers, Speakers, Performers who are non-employees of the University and
use a Social Security Number for IRS tax purposes
- Independent Contractor Packets
- CSUSM and Foundation (Both business units will use the same forms)
- CSUSM Corporation
Considered temporary employees
Covered by Workers' Compensation in case of injury
Subject to tax withholding, and in some instances, retirement, social security, and
Subject to Direct Deposit if currently participating in the program
Do not receive health benefits
Are not represented by a collective bargaining agreement
Human Resources & Equal Opportunity is responsible for appointing and paying individuals
as employees in CSU standard classifications including the Special Consultant classification.
Please contact them for assistance at 760-750-4418.