Frequently Asked Questions

FWS employees can work up to 19 hours per week.

The semester dates run from the first day of class through graduation.

FWS money is NOT available at registration to pay your fees. FWS awards are earned during the term.

Students are paid bi-weekly (every other Friday) for actual hours worked.

No. It is eligible on a first-come, first-served basis.

No, You can only work one work study position and one student assistant position not to exceed 19 hours maximum per week. Students are allowed two department/job changes in one calendar year.

Students can apply for Student Assistant jobs that are also posted on the Blazer Briefcase website in MyVSU. Contact the Student Employment Office with questions regarding Student Assistant jobs. Another option is to contact Career Opportunities with questions regarding off-campus jobs.

Yes, the employing department's Student Assistant account is charged for excess amounts.