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Student Employment & Work-Study

Understand Work-Study

The Basics:

Work-Study is a Federal grant awarded as part of a Financial Aid Package.  It is earned by working a job either on-campus or in Community Work-Study during the Fall or Spring semester (not during Summer).

Work-Study Wages are: 


The Rights & Restrictions of Work-Study Students*:

Students who work in work-study positions receive Federal funds in their wage.  Because of the funding, they have some unique rights and work restrictions that do not apply to other part-time employees.  According to the Federal Government, the following is a list of those rights and restrictions:

* = U.S. Department of Education Reference