Independent Contractor

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. 

Special Consultant:

  • Considered temporary employees 
  • Covered by Workers' Compensation in case of injury 
  • Subject to tax withholding, and in some instances, retirement, social security, and Medicare taxes 
  • Subject to Direct Deposit if currently participating in the program 
  • Do not receive health benefits 
  • Do not represented by a collective bargaining agreement 
  • For additional information on Special Consultants click on the link below:

Independent Contractor:

  • Guest Lecturers, Speakers, Performers who are non-employees of the University and use a Social Security Number for IRS tax purposes 
  • Independent Contractor Packet