Gift Cards

Gift Cards are commonly used for study subject compensation, survey incentives, recognition and honoraria. The set-up of a gift card program must be approved PRIOR to the purchase of any gift cards. Compliance is here to help answer questions, coordinate approvals and ensure University policies and procedures are followed. Please allow up to 2 weeks for processing requests.

If you are considering starting a gift card program you should first familiarize yourself with the following policies:

Policies / PSC Procedural Statements


The following resources were created to help you set-up, change, and close-out a gift card program.

Online Coordinators

Study subjects can be paid through the use of an online coordinator (Amazon MTurks or Prolific Academic). Such services coordinate entities that want to advertise tasks – e.g. surveys – with people who can sign up to perform the tasks and receive a payment. Please refer to the links below for the request form and set-up guide.

For further questions, please contact