For faculty at campuses whose faculty members have a normal teaching load of 24 credits during the regular year, summer teaching is paid at the rate 11.11% of annual salary for a 3 credit class or 3.70% of annual salary per credit hour. For faculty at campuses whose faculty members have a normal teaching load of 30 units during the regular year, summer teaching is paid at the rate of 8.31% of annual salary for a 3 credit class or 2.77% of annual salary per credit hour.
B. Sponsored Research
Sponsored research is paid at a rate consistent with federal regulations including, but not limited to, those contained in OMB Circular A. 21. as administered by the Office of Naval Research.
C. Combined Teaching-Sponsored Research
For those both teaching and engaged in sponsored research, summer pay is pro-rated between the two activities. The regular summer employment period is computed from the last workday after grades are due at the end of the spring semester until the first workday before Faculty are required to report in the fall semester. The pro-rating calculation shall be done consistent with OMB Circular A. 21.
D. Negotiated Summer Salary
For persons who have no regular academic-year salary on which to base summer compensation, salary may be negotiated within the approved ranges for temporary faculty.
E. Supplemental Compensation
The policies regarding supplemental compensation during the summer period are the same as those that apply to the academic-year period, as described in ARP 7.53 Additional Compensation for Supplemental NMSU Employment.
F. 12-month Faculty
The policies pertaining to compensation for 12-month Faculty during the summer period, including department heads, are the same as those that apply to the academic year.
G. Graduate Assistants
In summer sessions, graduate assistants receive the same pay per week as they do during the regular semester.