For hourly positions, you can have a maximum of one work-study job and two non-work-study jobs. If you are paid via stipend, there is no limit as to how many jobs you can have.
Students are encouraged to work less than 20 hrs/week. Students on an F-1 visa are not allowed to exceed 20 hrs/week regardless of the number of positions held.
Students get paid on a biweekly basis (every two weeks). For more information on pay dates, please visit Payroll Calendars.
Work Study funds are awarded over an academic year. Any unused funds in the Fall will rollover to the Spring. Federal Work Study funds do not roll over to the next academic year and may not be earned in the Summer.
Students who have not been awarded FWS are not forbidden from applying to Work Study positions, but they are encouraged to focus their job search on non-work study positions.
Work Study earnings do not automatically go towards a student's tuition and fees. All FWS earnings are directly deposited into a banking account of the student's choosing, with the student then able to spend their earnings the best way they see fit.
Students paid on an hourly rate may not start working until they've received an email notification from EBS and Kronos. Students MUST wait for these notifications before they can start working. This will let you know you are in the Kronos timekeeping system and may begin clocking in and out.
Students paid a stipend may not start working until they've received an email notification from EBS. Students MUST wait for this notification before the can start working. This will let you know that you have been hired by the department.
The Student Employment team is committed to helping students navigate the student employment process. Please feel free to email email@example.com if you are having difficulty finding employment.