Financial Aid Employment

Federal Work-Study 

Part-time employment opportunities based on need as determined by the award letter.

How to apply 

Fill out the application for Student Work.

How it works

  • If there is demonstrated need, students will be packaged with Federal Work-Study and the financial aid award letter will include the dollar amount of the Federal Work-Study award. The amount on the award letter indicates the maximum earnings permitted during the academic period. It does not guarantee a job nor that they will be able to earn the stated maximum.
  • Check the bulletin board at the Financial Aid and Student Employment Office for openings. Inquire at campus offices about upcoming jobs.
  • Remember: A neat and complete application makes the best first impression on prospective employers.

Requirements and terms of employment

  • Maintain financial aid satisfactory academic progress and a minimum of six credit hours of enrollment during the fall and spring semesters. Failure to meet the requirements will result in termination of employment.
  • Download a copy of the Student Worker Guide for the terms of employment. There may be an opportunity to perform community service as part of your work-study program.
  • Students earn minimum wage and are paid bi-monthly from the Payroll Office.

Regular Student Work 

Part-time employment opportunities for students enrolled at least half-time (six credit hours) during the fall and spring semesters.

How to apply

Contact the Financial Aid Office for summer semester enrollment requirements.


  • Financial aid eligibility is not required, but all student workers must maintain satisfactory academic progress as described in this onlle financial aid handbook.
  • Students who are currently in default on any educational loan or owe a repayment of Title IV funds are ineligible.
  • All other information is identical to that described under Federal Work Study above.