Federal Work Study
Federal Work Study (FWS) is a federal need-based student employment program funded by the Department of Education. The FAFSA determines a student’s financial need, and therefore, a student's eligibility.
Federal Work Study Eligibility Criteria
A student must meet the following criteria to be eligible for Federal Work Study:
- Complete a FAFSA
- Meet financial need as determined by FAFSA
- Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units, half-time, per semester
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
- Have a Federal Work Study Eligibility Notification Letter on your myRAM
Federal Work Study Available Jobs
The Federal Work Study Program allows students to earn a paycheck by working a part-time job either on or off-campus. Students can view eligible jobs online or can go in-person to the Office of Student Employment located in MUB 260.