Student Handbook

Work Study / Community Service Work Study

Work Study Eligibility 
General questions regarding Work-Study should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid. The information below is specific to Student Employment.

Community Service Work-Study 
Institutions are required by the Department of Education to use at least seven percent of their total Federal Work-Study allocation to compensate students who are employed in jobs in which they engage in community service. Community service jobs include positions that "are designed to improve the quality of life for community residents or to solve particular problems related to their needs".

Some examples of positions that are considered to be community service in nature are:

Students who are in positions where they engage in community service must have job descriptions on file at the Financial Aid Office.

Students are identified as Work Study when the department indicates Work Study via the Enterprise Business System (EBS).

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