If you employ students under the work-study program, either on- or off-campus, or through the America Reads tutoring program, you'll need access to a variety of information. We cover all the bases here with complete details on hiring students, processing payroll and following University guidelines. You'll also find frequently accessed documents here.
Work-study cancellations begin October 22
Fall work-study recipients must have earnings charged to their fall work-study awards by Tuesday, October 21, or their awards will be canceled for the remainder of the 2014-15 financial aid year. If a student has been hired, but will not be paid through work-study until after this date, the student and the employer must notify the financial aid office by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the October 21deadline.
E-mails received after October 21will not be considered and once an award has been canceled it will not be reinstated.
Financial Aid Eligibility Requirement
Students earning work-study must meet and maintain general financial aid eligibility criteria, including Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
Remember – awards may be canceled if no paycheck has been issued within the first four weeks of the term.
To remain eligible for work-study, students must be and remain enrolled at least half-time during the period of employment.
Payrolls should be closely monitored by departments to verify that student earnings are charging work-study and not departmental accounts.
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