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Federal Work Study provides employment opportunities to eligible matriculated students through the federal campus-based aid program.

Priority consideration is given to students who file a FAFSA by the respective deadline designations (listed below). The award amount is based on the student's financial need, the availability of campus funds, the number of weekly hours the student can work, and the current pay rate. Students receive Federal Work Study funds in the form of a bi-weekly paycheck. 


Student Type Priority Deadline
Freshman March 1st
Continuing May 1st

For more information please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.

When hiring students in SOLAR, please remember to select a correct Job Code in the assignment:

  • Select 1721 if the assignment must be filled with a Federal Work Study Student.  
  • Select 1971 if the assignment must be filled with a Student Assistant.

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