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Federal Work-Study

Federal Work-Study is a need-based program that provides employment opportunities to eligible students to help meet the costs of their college education.  To apply, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

If you are offered Federal Work-Study, you will be able to accept your award on WyoWeb, under the Student Financials Tab, Financial Aid Awards.  You will then need to review and apply for Federal Work-Study positions through the Human Resources website.

Your pay rate will be based on an hourly wage determined by the department you are working for, but it will not be less than the federal minimum wage.  Part time employees are paid every two weeks, and a schedule of these pay periods can be found on the Payroll website.  Students will be required to enter their own time in the HCM System, and supervisors will be required to approve all your time entered into HCM before you receive any of that pay.  Paychecks are either direct deposited into your bank account or mailed to the address you have on file with payroll. You will find a copy of the Direct Deposit form on the Payroll website if you wish to enroll.

If you do not have an award, but still want to be considered for a Federal Work-Study award, then you can add yourself to the Federal Work-Study Waitlist, and we will review your eligibility and our available funding on a first come, first served basis.

If you are not awarded Federal Work-Study, but still wish to work on campus, check with Human Resources about non work-study job opportunities.

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