Speaker; Presenter; Performer; Program Reviewer; and/or Athletic Official Agreement

(Note:  If amount is greater than $2,500, please work with Contracting & Purchasing Services on obtaining competitive quotes, or bid exemption.)

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You must comply with the universityís Social Security Privacy Policy by requesting the SS number on a W-9 form.

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This Agreement made this day of , 20 by and between Central Michigan University(CMU) and
Speaker; Presenter, Athletic Official and/or performer, as an Independent Contractor (IC) whose address is:
City: State: Zip:
CMU and IC agree as follows:
1. IC will perform the following services (include the date(s) the services will be performed):

(Maximum 300 characters only)
2. In performing their services the IC shall report to:

(Maximum 300 characters only)
3. CMU will be responsible for providing the following setup, equipment, etc:

(Maximum 300 characters only)
4. In consideration for IC's satisfactory performance of their services, CMU will compensate IC as follows:

(Maximum 300 characters only)

Expenses such as travel must be mutually agreed to and itemized separately. Actual, necessary and reasonable expenses in accordance with CMU's policies and practices will be reimbursed from your invoices if authorized by CMU below.

CMU shall apply payments due to the IC under this agreement to any outstanding account balances owed by the IC to CMU.

IC estimates these expenses to be:
__________________ ( initial )

CMU authorizes expense reimbursements "not to exceed":
__________________ ( initial )
5. No payroll or employment taxes of any kind shall be withheld or paid with respect to payments to an IC who is U.S Citizen with a valid tax payer identification number. The payroll or employment taxes that are subject to this paragraph include but are not limited to FICA, FUTA, federal and state income taxes and state unemployment insurance tax.
6. IC may not assign or transfer any portion of this Agreement, without the prior written approval of CMU.
7. No relationship, other than that of independent contractor, shall be implied between the parties. No benefits, such as workers compensation, pension or insurance rights arising out of or related to an employee/employer relationship shall become a result of this Agreement. IC agrees to hold CMU harmless for any such claims and any related expense. IC also agrees to hold CMU harmless from any claim due to their or their associates acts or omissions. No acts performed or representations made, whether oral or written, by IC with respect to third parties shall be binding on CMU.
8. In the event of an act of God or other legitimate condition beyond the control of, either party which renders the performance of the other's obligations under this Agreement impossible, impractical or unfeasible, it is understood and agreed that either party has the right to cancel this agreement.
9. If IC cancels this Agreement or IC requires a change of date for any other reason, then IC agrees to reimburse CMU, within five (5) days, for any actual/direct out-of-pocket expenses incurred by CMU.
10. The laws of the State of Michigan shall govern the validity, construction and effect of this Agreement.
11. This Agreement contains the entire Agreement between the parties and shall not be changed unless mutually agreed to in writing.


Signature: __________________                                  Date: / /
NB: This and any other agreement/contract must be
signed by someone who has contracting authority.
Print Name:
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR (All Items must be filled out in order to be paid)
Are you a US Citizen: Yes /  No    If no, what visa or work authorization do you have?
       (Please attach a copy)
Signature: _______________________                        Date: / /        
Print Name:
In order to be paid for services, all Independent Contractors must have a current calendar year IRS Form W-9 on file with CMU's Payable Accounting Office.To obtain a W-9 Form online, visit www.purchasing.cmich.edu and click the Forms link on the left panel.
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