Negotiated Salary Trial Program (NSTP)

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022

Submission Instructions

The Negotiated Salary Trial Program (“NSTP”) allows eligible Ladder-Rank Faculty, Professors of Teaching and Professors in Residence (not HCOMP eligible) in participating schools to contribute external funding resources toward their total University of California (UC) salary. The NSTP, like the well-established Health Sciences Compensation Plan (HSCP), allows faculty to utilize external fund sources to support a portion of their total compensation.

Deadline for submitting 2022-2023 requests is FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022. No extensions of time to apply will be granted. All requests must be completed and signed electronically. No hard copies accepted.

Please follow the five easy steps below to apply for participation in the NSTP. Requestors will be notified of the final decisions regarding their requests throughout the month of June 2022.

Step 1

Review the NSTP Implementation Procedures and confirm funding availability with relevant personnel (see below)

Step 2

Faculty Requestor completes 2022-2023 Request for Compensation Form   help.fw

  • Requestor forwards completed Request for Compensation (one form) to Fund Manager responsible for your accounts, via email

Step 3

Fund/Department Manager completes Funding Verification Form  help.fw

Step 4

Department Chair/Associate Dean completes Department Chair/Associate Dean Certification Form  help.fw

Step 5

Dean electronically signs bottom of Department Chair/Associate Dean Certification Form
Dean’s Office electronically submits completed (i) Request for Compensation, (ii) Fund Manager Verification; and (iii) Department Chair/Associate Dean Certification (three forms) to, via email – SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (949) 824-4847, or send an email to

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