The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program offers students an opportunity to earn money by working part time while gaining valuable work experience. At LaGuardia students have the option of working on or off campus. Students must attend an orientation workshop in order to receive instructions and the FWS packet. If you have questions about the work-study program send us an email at FWSJOBS@lagcc.cuny.edu
FWS students cannot work during scheduled class time
and during the break in between Fall & Spring Semester. However, students may work during the
students or first time awardees must attend a FWS Orientation prior to job
placement. The orientation workshops are scheduled at the beginning of
the Fall semester and available year round. All continuing students who
wish to return to a prior job site must confirm with the site supervisor and
complete and submit the FWS agreement & packet to SFS- Payroll Office in C113
for each academic year. Any student changing work location will need to
submit a new Work Study agreement to the Federal Work Study
Students who do
not see that they have been awarded FWS funds in CUNYfirst, must complete the 2016-2017 FWS Request form available on
the FWS website at http://www.laguardia.edu/financial-aid/Federal-Work-Study/
and submit to C113.
Students must receive confirmation from the Federal Work-Study office in order
to begin working.
can only be paid for hours actually worked. Federal and State laws
prohibits any deviation from this regulation. An unpaid work break is
mandatory if the student works more than six consecutive hours; one-half hour
is the minimum break allowed.
entries must be made in ink, and the supervisor must initial any changes made
to a timesheet. Do not use white-out to make a correction.
student may work up to 20 hours a week during session I. During certain
periods, such as session II, student may work up to 25 hours. Student cannot
work during the break between Fall & Spring semester. However,
student may work during the inter-session break.
are for a specific period in accordance with the Schedule of Payroll
Periods. There is only one payroll period per timesheet. Do
not split pay period.
Any hours worked less
than 1 hour, must be reported on the timesheet as follows:
15 minutes =
30 minutes =
45 mins = .75 hours
timesheets must be mailed/inter-office to SFS Payroll (C113) before the due
date. Student may not pick-up or submit their completed
timesheets. A late, improperly completed or illegible timesheet
will substantially delay payment.
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