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 January 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

What is Federal Work Study?

Federal work-study provide part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

What is University Work Study?

University Work Study is available to most students on campus.  Various departments hire students to work for them regardless of financial aid need.

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.