Federal Work Study Program
The purpose of the Federal Work-Study program is to stimulate and promote part-time employment, particularly for those with great financial need.
Part-time positions available through the Federal Work-Study Program may involve work at the University or in a public or private non-profit organization. Students may work no more than an average of 25 hours per week when classes are in session and up to 25 hours per week when classes are not in session. In accordance with federal regulations, the student's net earnings, that is gross earnings minus taxes and incidental expenses, must be applied against the student's cost of education for his/her next period of regular enrollment at the University.
The minimum pay rate for Federal Work-Study positions at the Touro College is $11.00 per hour and students are paid according to established payroll procedures.
Eligibility for the College Work-Study Program is determined by Touro College Financial Aid Office.
Federal Work-Study Guidelines & Timesheet Instructions
- Students must complete a FAFSA to receive Federal Work-Study.
- Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive Federal Work-Study.
- Students must immediately discontinue Federal Work-Study once notified of their unsatisfactory academic standing.
- Students may not exceed their academic year Federal Work-Study.
- Students must notify their direct supervisor and the financial aid office if he/she cannot report for work as instructed, or no longer wishes employment. Failure to do so will jeopardize the student's future Federal Work-Study eligibility.
- Students may only work for their assigned department.
- Students may not work from home.
3. Work Days & Hours
- Please complete timesheets with blue ink.
- Students may not work on Saturdays and during times when the college is closed, including intersession and holidays unless written approval is given.
- Students may not work during their scheduled class time.
- Students may work up to the last day of their individual finals for each semester.
- Students may not work more than twenty-five (25) hour per week.
- All days and hours must be accurately documented. (Falsification may result in the loss of FWS funds.)
4. Pay Period, Due Date & Payroll Date
- Each pay period, due date and payroll date can be found on the workstudy calendar.
- Timesheets should be handed in by 5:00pm on the appropriate day.
- Late timesheets will be put with the following pay period.
5. Time In & Time Out
- Compute all hours to the lowest half hour. (Ex. 9:15am should be documented as 9:00am)
- No military time.
- Compute all hours for each day and for the total pay period at the bottom of the timesheet.
- One half hour (1/2) break after five (5) hours of work.
- One (1) hour break after seven (7) hours or work.
- You must show a break.
- Students and supervisors must sign for every day worked.
- Supervisors must sign at the bottom of the timesheet at the end of the pay period.
- Full signatures are required, initials are unacceptable.
- Do not use white out on timesheets.
- Do not scratch out, or mark over written information on these forms.