How to Apply for Work-Study

  1. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must submit a FAFSA for each academic year in which they want to participate in the work-study program.
  2. Search for Work-Study job postings online or on the Financial Aid Board located on Student Services Oliveira Building.
  3. Check with one of the representatives at the Financial Aid Office if you are eligible for work-study.
  4. Pick up a Work-Study Application from Financial Aid Office or Print Here.
  5. Submit your Complete Work-Study Application, Resume, and your three References (only name and phone numbers).
    IMPORTANT! You need to be registered for at least 6 credit hours for fall/spring and 1 credit hour for each summer session. We recommend trying to submit your complete application each semester and at least 3 weeks before the semester starts.
  6. Supervisors from the department that you applied to will review applications and will call to set up interviews.
  7. The supervisor will select a candidate and will submit documents to Financial Aid Office to continue with the process.
  8. Financial Aid will award students and create Work-Study Referral that will be sent to Human Resources for processing.
  9. Human Resources will call the student to complete all the appropriate documents for the Work-Study Position if hired.
  10. Human Resources will provide students with an “Authorization to Report to Work” form. The student is responsible for returning this form to their supervisor.
  11. You are ready to Work!