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A job opportunity that provides a way to earn a paycheck and learn valuable work experience. Plus FWS is flexible and can work around your class schedule. Placement occurs on campus during the first week of Summer and Fall terms. Jobs are limited and placement occurs on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you accept your FWS offer via Student Self Service and are not placed by the fourth week of your first term, the offer will be cancelled. You must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits) to be eligible. Click below to learn more about what Federal Work-Study is, who to contact if you have questions, current job openings and how to go about the hiring process.
Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federal financial aid work program that provides students the opportunity to work a part-time job on or off campus and earn a paycheck to decrease student loan debt. In order to be eligible, students must apply for financial aid, demonstrate financial need, and be enrolled at least half time. The FWS program has many benefits, such as:
Students will need to fill out the FAFSA and answer “Yes” or "I don't know" to the question regarding interest in Federal Work-Study (FWS). This is needed to determine eligibility for a FWS position. If you have not filled out a FAFSA, apply online at fafsa.ed.gov and be sure to note your interest in Federal Work-Study. If you would like to change your answer on your FAFSA for your interest in Federal Work-Study you should login at fafsa.ed.gov and update your FAFSA application.
After applying for and completing a financial aid file with the school, the Financial Aid Office will send a Financial Aid Offer email. Students will be directed to review their offer online via their Student Self Service account. Once a student is offered FWS as part of the Financial Aid Offer, and is interested in employment, follow the instructions in the FWS Hiring Process section below.
Supervisors must submit a time-sheet to the FWS Coordinator within two days of the end of each pay period. Late time-sheets will be carried over to the next pay period. FWS positions are paid via direct deposit or a mailed check.
Please complete the following time-sheet and turn it into your supervisor for verification and signature: FWS Time-Sheet.
If you are interested having direct deposit setup please fill out completely and print off the Employee Direct Deposit Form and bring along a voided check to be turned in to the federal work study office.
Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and be continuously enrolled in 6 or more credits to remain eligible for FWS from term to term. Remember the offer is only valid for the academic year and/or term(s) indicated. Once funds are earned, and/or the academic year is over, FWS students must immediately stop working.
Ann Abel - Contact
Federal Work-Study Coordinator
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