Registered Student Organization Handbook
Sometimes the term "honorarium" is used when compensating a speaker or performer. With GVSU student organization events, an honorarium is considered a small gift or token of appreciation to a non-member (not a student) who has provided a service to the group (speech, performance, workshop facilitation, etc.). GVSU student organization honoraria are NOT monetary. Any monetary compensation (including gas mileage) should be included in a Professional Services Contract.
An honorarium gift could include:
- Gift certificate ($25 or less) to the University Bookstore, retail store, restaurant, or gas card
University shirt or other printed item (coffee mug, pen set, etc.)
Consult with your campus advisor or the Office of Student Life for other honorarium ideas.
Page last modified October 16, 2013