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Attention Employers:

Students who were employed under work-study for the current academic year will be automatically terminated at the end of the Spring semester to assist departments from going over funding limits. Employers can rehire work-study recipients for Summer under the Federal Work-Study Program.

Important Dates and Deadlines


2017-2018 Academic School Year

Semester Allowable Employment Dates
Fall 08/16/2017 – 12/21/2017
Spring 01/02/2018 – 05/15/2018
Summer 05/16/2018 – 08/15/2018

2018-2019 Academic School Year

Semester Allowable Employment Dates
Fall 08/16/2018 – 12/21/2018
Spring 01/02/2019 – 05/15/2019
Summer 05/16/2019 – 08/15/2019

Important Information

  • All allowable start dates are contingent upon Satisfactory Academic Progress and minimum part-time enrollment.
  • The last day to work, regardless of the day of the semester, is when the student depletes their funding.
  • Work-study students are only eligible to work 20 hours per week during any given semester.
  • The Financial Aid Office bills back any overages to the department at 100%.
  • A graduating student may not be employed as a student employee past the date of course work completion. The last day of classes is the last day a graduating student is allowed to work.

Posting a Job

You will be required to create an account in the Financial Aid Work-study Aggie Career Manager to post work-study positions.

Please follow these instructions:

  1. Go to the web page on Aggie Career Manager for Work-Study Employers.
  2. If you are a registered user, simply type your username and password, and then click Login.
  3. If you are a new registrant, proceed to “Click here to Register“.
  4. Fill out your employer’s profile.
  5. Under “My Job Postings” tab, create a New Job and fill out the required fields and job description.
  6. Review and save your job posting, the posting will be pending until the Office of Financial Aid approves it. (Remember: An accurate job description can promote a better selection of student employees which ultimately leads to better work performance and employee relations).
  7. Once the job posting is approved, students will be able to view and apply for your job posting using their Career Services student account.

Note: When interviewing for a work-study position, please make sure that the student has been awarded work-study funds, otherwise the student cannot be hired for a work-study position.

Earnings Calculator

Download the Work-Study Earnings Calculator (Excel file) to determine the amount of work-study funds that have not been used.

Work-Study Earnings Calculator