FEDERAL WORK STUDY (FWS) is a need-based financial aid program and is available summer, fall, winter and spring terms. Employment opportunities are available on and off campus. Students must be enrolled at least half time and may begin working only after FWS is confirmed through a Financial Aid Offer. Students must apply early and demonstrate need. Work Study is earn-as-you-go financial aid. Students earn money as they work, rather than a single lump sum. Flexible hours. Student work a specific number of hours based on their Work Study award. Employers often allow flexibility to accommodate class schedules. Not credited toward tuition and fees, students receive a monthly paycheck for hours worked.
Log in to the student portal and check your Financial Aid Offer Letter for a Work-Study award. If you can’t find your offer letter or if you haven’t been awarded Federal Work-study email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow up with the Human Resources office for information on open positions and to complete new hire paperwork.
On campus Work Study students must complete a timecard and give to their supervisor for approval by the due date listed each month.
Off campus Work Study students must complete a timecard, have your supervisor sign it and turn the timecard to the Human Resources Office by the due date.
All College employees are Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters. This includes all students who work for the College in the Federal Work Study Program. Here is more information regarding the policy: