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FWS ORIENTATION FOR ON-CAMPUS JOBS

 

FWS Orientation -- Part 1

 

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 off 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.