Regents' Policies


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UNM Policy Office

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1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

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Phone: (505) 277-2069

Regents' Policy Manual - Section 5.6: Extra Compensation Paid by the University

Adopted Date: 09-12-1996


This policy applies to regular faculty members at the University.


Faculty members may occasionally receive extra compensation from the University for additional work done in connection with University-related activities provided that:

  1. Advance approval in writing is given by the appropriate department chairperson and dean; 

  2. The work done for extra compensation does not in the opinion of the approving authority 

    1. Conflict in time with regular University duties and assignments 

    2. Constitute a "conflict of interest" situation for the faculty member; and

  3. The work for extra compensation or the outside employment, or both of these together, does not exceed the equivalent of one working day per week. (See Policy Concerning Outside Employment, RPM 5.5.)


The full policy, including procedures for paying extra compensation, was previously adopted by the Faculty and approved by the Board. It is printed in full in the Faculty Handbook.

See "Implementation" section of RPM 5.5 for an interpretation of "one working day per week."


Faculty Handbook [1990 ed.], page B-26.