Student Employment

Federal Work Study and University Work Study programs are established to promote student academic success by providing a practical work experience for students who meet the financial need requirement. There are on and off campus opportunities, including some tutoring and community service positions.  If a student is interested in Work Study, it is crucial to submit the FAFSA and all required documents by the priority deadline of March 15th. Once the student is qualified for Work Study, he or she can submit a resume or application to his or her department of choice.

Who do I contact about Work Study?

Any inquiries about Work Study can be submitted to finaid@tamut.edu.

What is Federal Work Study?

All students with qualifying need are eligible for funding under the Federal Work Study program.

What is State Work Study?

Residents of Texas with qualifying need are eligible for funding under the State Work Study program.

What is University Work Study?

All students with qualifying need are eligible for funding under the University Work Study program. Guidelines will follow federal qualifying methodology.

If I choose to participate in the Work Study program, will it affect my financial aid?

Participation in the Work Study program will not affect your financial aid package unless the total of awards exceeds the student’s Cost of Attendance.