Need-Based Work Study

Federal and state work study programs are need-based aid programs that allow you to work and earn money and may be included as part of the financial aid package that you are awarded

  • Apply for work study assistance by submitting the FAFSA by the March 1 preferential filing date each year.
  • Undergraduates must enroll for at least 12 credits; graduate students must enroll for at least 9 credits.
  • Undergraduates will be considered for state and federal work study; graduates and nonresidents may only receive federal work study.
  • On-campus employers include but are not limited to:
    • Michener Library
    • Residence Life (Housing/Food Service)
    • Facilities & Operations
    • Academic/Administrative Offices
    • Parking Services
    • Campus Police
    • Campus Recreation
    • University Center
  • Limited off-campus jobs are also available with the following nonprofit agencies:
    • Boys & Girls Club
    • School District #6
    • North Range Behavioral Health
    • Greeley Transitional House
    • City of Greeley - Recreation Department
    • City of Evans - Recreation Department
    • Union Colony Civic Center
    • Lutheran Family Services
    • The Mirror
    • ABC Child Development
    • ARC of Weld County
    • N.C.M.C
  • Your work study allocation is the total dollar amount that you may earn during the academic year.
  • A student-employee may not exceed a 40-hour work week.
  • Freshmen are advised to work between 10-12 hours a week their first year.
  • A student-employee must maintain good academic standing.
  • Work Authorizations and work study will be cancelled 60 days after the start of the semester. This will happen if the student does not have a job or does not pick up the Work Authorization form from the Student Employment Office.