Federal Work-Study Orientation for On and Off Campus Jobs




FWS Orientation -- Part 1 of 7 -- You must complete all parts and submit form at the end of this orientation. 

Thank you for participating in the Federal Work Study Program. 

What is Federal Work-Study (FWS)?


·    FWS is a financial aid program that gives you an opportunity to be placed in a part-time program that accommodates your class schedule.


·    Gives you an opportunity to gain work experience related to your program of study or career choice.


·     Provides you with an opportunity to participate in paid community service work.


What are the basic requirements for FWS participation?


·    You must have a FWS award.

·    You must be a matriculated student.

·    You must be registered for a minimum of six credits each semester you participate in the FWS program.

·    You must stop working when you have earned the maximum earnings or reached the last date of attendance indicated on the FWS Student/Employer Agreement whichever comes first.

·    Awards not used by the last scheduled day to work will not rollover into the next academic year.

·    You will not be paid for hours worked in excess of your award.




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