To continue receiving funds through the Federal Work-Study Program (FWS), students
need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year as
soon as possible after January 1.
Complete any required employments forms (I-9, W-4, etc). See Employment Paperwork for more details.
Arrive at the department/office prepared to work. Work Study is merely the name of the program. It does not mean you can study while
Must adhere to the maximum amount of hours awarded for FWS. The Financial Aid Office does not guarantee pay for any hours worked over the assigned
amount. If you do not work the maximum number of hours assigned, you cannot work additional hours the following week. If a student works over their allowable
hours, the Financial Aid Office may find it necessary to return other types of financial
aid received to prevent an over award of aid.
Notify supervisor in advance if you are going to be absent or late for work.
Submit timesheets to supervisor on time. Late timesheets delay paychecks until the
following pay period.
Federal guidelines prohibit students from working during scheduled class periods.
(Even if class is cancelled that day)
Adhere to the dress code policy.
Contact Financial Aid Office for possible job reassignment. Under certain circumstances, students will be allowed to change Department/Office, but this leniency will only be allowed once.