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Work-Study Program

Finding a Federal Work-Study Job

The Federal Work-Study Program is a federally funded program for students who need financial assistance to help with educational expenses. The program provides a maximum of 14 hours of work per week when classes are in session and up to 28 hours of work per week during vacations.

To apply for the Federal Work-Study Program:

To find a job on campus:

1. Verify that you have a federal Work-Study award on your financial aid award letter.

If you do not have an award letter or would like Work-Study added to an existing award, please e-mail the Financial Aid office or go to AD 109 on the West Windsor Campus.

2. Lists of available jobs are available at the Financial Aid offices on both the West Windsor and James Kerney campuses.

If an on-campus department/community service agency that is not on this list wants to hire you, please contact the Financial Aid office at to discuss it.

3. If a department chooses to hire you, come to Financial Aid for the three payroll forms (Work-Study Employment Form, I-9, and W-4).

Pay rates:

A schedule of pay dates and payroll deadlines is available in the Accounting Office (AD 131) on the West Windsor Campus.

For more information, contact the Financial Aid office at

Guidelines for Work-Study Students and Supervisors

Time Sheets

Work Schedules


Transfering to Other Departments

Please feel free to discuss any question or concern about Work-Study with the Financial Aid office. Thank you for your interest in the Work-Study program.