The purpose of the Federal Work-Study program (FWS) at Claremont Graduate University is to provide part-time employment opportunities for eligible students who need financial assistance to help meet their educational expenses. Work-Study students are limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week. Exceptions to this rule include the Fall and Spring breaks at which time students can work up to forty hours per week. In order to be considered for FWS, you must complete your FAFSA by the March 2nd priority deadine. FWS is available to domestic students only.
• Timesheets may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.
• Paychecks will be delivered to students according to the FWS timesheet schedule.
• Timesheets must be completed with the total hours worked before they are submitted to the supervisor.
• Paychecks are normally delivered to the student's program for distribution although other arrangements may be made with the department.
• The student/employee copy should be retained by the student for his/her records.
• Any problems with paycheck errors should be directed to the Payroll Office in the Human Resources Department.
• Timesheets that are submitted late will be held for the next payroll.
• Payroll checks can not be mailed directly from the Payroll department. You need to make arrangements with your department for this service.
• Timesheets need to be turned in by Thursday at noon the week that they are due.
• Electronic Funds Transfer is not offered through the Work-Study Program.
• Timesheets are due in the Financial Aid Office according to the federal work-study payroll schedule.