Work-Study Program (Student Employment)
Earn While You Learn
The Work-Study program offers employment opportunities on and off campus. These opportunities are a great way to develop a resume and gain valuable work experience while earning a paycheck.
Types of Work-Study
Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) is a federally funded program that provides financial assistance with post-secondary education expenses. The FWS program allows you to earn a paycheck through part-time employment. You may work up to 19 hours a week and are guaranteed to earn at least $9 per hour for the duration of your employment. In general, you are not permitted to work in FWS positions during scheduled class times.
Institutional Work-Study (IWS) is a campus-funded program that provides you with financial assistance with post-secondary education expenses. The IWS program allows you to earn a paycheck through part-time employment. You may work up to 19 hours a week and are guaranteed to earn at least $9 per hours for the duration of your employment.
Work-Study Program Eligibility Requirements
- Students must complete the FAFSA and meet the general eligibility requirement for federal student aid.
- Must consent to a criminal background check.
- Must maintain satisfactory academic progress in their courses of study to remain eligible for employment.
- Must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours each semester the student works.
- Students wanting to work off campus must have completed English 1301 with a C or better.
Applying for Work-Study
Available Work-Study Positions
See our current Student Employment Opportunities