Service is not a workload requirement for contract faculty; however, contract faculty have many opportunities to participate in service activities. Per Article 14 of the Collective Agreement, the Board provides $20,000 annually to support contract faculty non-instructional (service) activities
Contract faculty wishing to request an honorarium must submit a completed form to the MRFA Administrative Assistant. The annual grant will be distributed proportionately based on the number of eligible honoraria submissions per academic year. Funds will be distributed every May for the prior academic year (May 1 – April 30). The deadline for submitting requests for activities in the fall semester is the last day of the final exam period. The deadline for submitting requests for activities in the winter semester is April 30 and the deadline for submitted requests for activities in the spring and summer semesters is August 31.