Federal Work-Study

The Work-study program provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

Benefits of the Federal Work-Study Program

  • Provides part-time employment on and off-campus to financially-eligible students
  • Encourages community service employment and employment related to students course of study
  • Earn money to pay for educational expenses and gain valuable experience
  • “Work and Earn” basis - make $10.00/hour up to budgeted maximum awarded by financial aid

FWS Requirements

  • Student must have requested federal work study on FAFSA
  • Student must have been offered and accepted a work-study award for the current academic year from financial aid
  • Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits
  • Student must maintain satisfactory academic progress

Award Notification

  • Federal work-study awards and next step instructions will be indicated in your financial aid award email
  • If you have not been awarded and are interested, email to determine if you are eligible

Work-Study Orientation

Please contact Denise Hansel at 920-498-5583 to schedule an online orientation.

For information on Summer Work-Study, please contact financial aid at Students must be taking 0 credits or 6+ credits to be eligible for Summer Work-Study.