Financial Aid Services
Work Study Program
Federal Work Study. This is a federal
work program for students with financial need. You may be employed
on one of our
campuses, or as a reading tutor in a local public school. As a
work study employee, you may work up to 20 hours per week and earn
at least minimum wage, up to the amount of your financial need.
You may be offered work study as part of your overall award; however,
if it was not included, you may inquire about your eligibility
by visiting a campus Answer Center.
How will I receive a job assignment?
Work study awards are part of your overall financial aid package.
Instructions to apply for Work Study Jobs will be available on your Award Notice on Atlas. If selected for a position, your supervisor will have you meet with a Financial
Aid Services Specialist to complete the remaining assignment documents. You will need
to bring your Social Security Card and proof of citizenship or eligibility to
work in the U.S. with you to your meeting so you can complete your payroll paperwork.
will I receive payment for my Federal Work Study Award?
Federal Work Study is an opportunity to work and build work experience.
You will be paid by Valencia’s Payroll Department
every two weeks based on the time sheet you and your supervisor
turn in to Financial Aid. You will receive a packet of information
about this process when your assignment documents are completed.
Institutional Work Study
Various campus departments and laboratories have funding to hire
part–time employees. You should inquire through the campus departments
about any available openings.
Atlas Access Lab Assistants
Computer lab assistants who work in the Atlas Access Labs. For more information, contact
the Manager of the Atlas Access Lab.
Peer Advisors and Welcome
Student Services hires enrolled students as Peer Advisors
and Welcome Team members. For more information, contact your
campus Student Development Coordinator.