The Federal Work-Study Program is part of an overall financial aid program to aid students in getting an education who otherwise would be unable to because of financial need.
ELIGIBILITY FOR NEW APPLICANTS
• Must be eligible as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
• Must be making satisfactory academic progress
• Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better
THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE MAKES ALL WORK ASSIGNMENTS
• Both the student and supervisor sign work contracts.
• The student must complete and submit a W-4 and I-9 form (Employment Eligibility Verification).
These forms must be submitted along with the student’s social security card and driver’s licenses
or state ID to the Financial Aid Office.
• Time sheets and payroll information will be given to the student at that time.
Students must NOT begin work until officially assigned
and all paperwork is completed.
REQUIREMENTS TO REMAIN ON THE FEDERAL WORK-STUDY PROGRAM
• Must maintain satisfactory academic progress standards
• Must maintain good working habits
• Report to work on time
• If unable to work or be on time, notify supervisor prior to scheduled start time
• Complete and sign time sheets on timely basis
• Conduct and dress should be appropriate to the work environment