TUC Sponsored Programs

REMINDERS: TUC Additional Pay System for Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 and New Hires on Sponsored Projects

December 1, 2020

Dear Principal Investigators and Research Administrators:

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Before fall semester ends, we would like to remind you of the following:

New hires, including hiring new student employees

If you plan to plan to hire new employees in your sponsored project, please remember to complete the new hire sign in process prior to allowing them to work on your project.

Federal regulations require all employers to verify that individuals are authorized to work in the United States. The Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) must be completed for every new employee (including citizens and noncitizen nationals of the United States) before the first day of workFurthermore, failure to comply with these requirements may result in civil penalties incurred by The University Corporation and CSU Northridge.

Please contact tuchr@csun.edu or your Post-award liaison if you have any questions or need assistance with the process.


Additional Pay – Fall 2020

All fall 2020 pre-authorization requests must be completed by December 23, 2020. After this date, you will not be able to enter any requests for fall 2020 semester.

Below are the links to the training videos for both pre-authorization and request of payment:

TUC Pre-Authorization Video:   https://youtu.be/jhpJQRIYi58

TUC Request of Payment Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruG5xhpHH_Y

For any questions, please contact your Post-award liaison.


Additional Pay – Winter 2021

Winter 2021 session TUC Additional Pay system is now open and will close on January 22, 2021.

Below are the guidelines for submitting additional pay on any sponsored project for winter 2021:

  • AY Faculty can submit pre-authorization to work up to 12 days (100%) on a federal project and 3 days (25%) on a non-federal project.
  • 12-month faculty can submit pre-authorization to work up to 3 days (25%).


Please feel free to contact your Post-award liaison or me if you have any questions.



Grace Slavik, Associate Director, Post Award