Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are some of my responsibilities as a work study student?
A. The specific responsibilities for each work study varies by job position. Please check job positing for individual job responsibility.

Q. How many hours do have to work?
A. Most work study positions require a student to complete 107.14 hours per semester. Financial Aid can help you determine the number of hours you will be required to complete.

Q. How much will I get paid?
A. Most work study students get paid $7.00 an hour, all of which goes towards any balance on their account or back to their scholarship. After the student’s account is paid off, the hourly pay will go to the student in the form of a check.

Q. What if I am unable to complete my hours?
A. If you do not complete your hours for the semester, your scholarship could be compromised. Check with financial aid for more information.

Q. Where and when do I need to turn in my time sheet?
A. You need to turn in your time sheet to the Student Affairs office the first business day of every month.

Q. Where will I pick up my check?
A. You can pick up your check in the Business Office. The general rule is the second Friday of the month. Check with Student Affairs for more information

Q. What happens if I don’t get a check?
A. Speak with someone in Student Affairs. Most of the time, there is a balance on your account and the check went toward that. If you think this is incorrect, come in and talk with us.

Q. Can I change jobs in the middle of the year?
A. No, unless there is an extenuating circumstance by either the supervisor or the student.

Q. Where do I pick up Time Sheets?
A. Student Affairs office

Q. How do I find out how many more hours I have remaining?
A. Come to the Student Affairs office and we will look it up for you.