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Student Employment FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):

  

On Campus Employment

Off Campus Employment

 

Work Study

Non-Work Study

Work Study

Non-Work Study

Do I need to have Financial Aid?

Yes; fill out a FAFSA

No

Yes; fill out a FAFSA

No

Do I need to have been awarded Work Study?

Yes

No

Yes

No

What paperwork do I need to complete when I'm hired?

I-9, W-4

I-9, W-4

Confirmation of Employment Form,
Employer's required paperwork

Check with Employer for their required paperwork.

Do you need a referral form from Student Employment?

Yes

No

Yes

No

Do I need a different Student Employment Form for Summer Employment?

On-Campus Work Study is not offered during Summer Quarter

Yes, if your old Student Employment Form expired at the end of the fiscal year (6/30).

Off-Campus Work Study is not offered during Summer Quarter.

No

Does WWU need an
I-9
?

Yes

Yes

No, file w/ employer

No, file w/ employer

Does WWU need a
W-4
?

Yes, only one per academic year.

Yes, only one per academic year.

No, file w/ employer

No, file w/ employer

How many hours per week may I work?

Up to 19 during school

Up to 40 during breaks

Up to 19 during school

Up to 40 during breaks & summer

Up to 19 during school

Up to 40 during breaks

Determined by employer

When will I get paid?

Every 10th and 25th of each Month

Every 10th and 25th of each Month

Determined by employer

Determined by employer

Who will the paycheck be issued to?

Student paychecks are directly deposited into the account of your choice. Sign up for direct deposit on Web4u

Student paychecks are directly deposited into the account of your choice. Sign up for direct deposit on Web4u

Student will receive the paycheck directly.

Student will receive the paycheck directly.

How much will I get paid?

The minimum starting wage is $11 per hour and varies according to the Student Employment Wage Schedule.

The minimum starting wage is $11 per hour and varies according to the Student Employment Wage Schedule.

Pay rate is determined by your supervisor.

Pay rate is determined by your supervisor.

How do I apply for a job?

Visit our online listing of the jobs and departments available, or come by the Student Employment office in OM 285.

Contact the hiring supervisor listed on the job posting.

Visit our online listing of the jobs and departments available, or come by the Student Employment office in OM 285.

Contact the hiring supervisor listed on the job posting.
 
 
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