Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Students who are interested in applying for Federal Work-Study (FWS) for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 must complete a 2014-2015 FAFSA and indicate an interest in Work-Study. Also, the student must complete a CUNY Supplement form (found within the Student Self-Service area of CUNYfirst).

There are both on-campus and off-campus jobs available for eligible students. The on-campus pay rate is currently $8.00 an hour, effective for 2014.. The off-campus pay rate varies depending on the job. You are paid only for hours worked in the job in which we place you, and you may not work beyond your award. Work-Study students may work up to 20 hours a week.

Eligible Students for Work Study (FWS)

  • Must be a matriculated student in a degree program at Queensborough Community College, and enrolled at least half-time (6 credits)
  • Must be in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward a degree, based on guidelines for Federal Title IV aid
  • Must not be in default of a Federal Perkins Loan or a Direct Loan
  • Must not owe a refund of  a Federal PELL Grant or Federal SEOG or other federal aid
  • Must meet other eligibility requirements (e.g., citizenship, selective service, etc.)

**Only students who meet these criteria can make an appointment for Work-Study placement

**Please make sure that you “Accept” your award before you come in for placement

Work-Study Placement Appointments

Work-Study appointments will take place starting the week of September 8th, 2014. Appointments can be made at the front desk, starting September 2nd, 2014.

When you come in for placement, you must bring all required documents with you.

Work-Study Payroll Calendar 2014/2015

Payroll
Period #
Pay Period
Begins
Pay Period
Ends
Time
Sheets
Due
Pay
Date
1 8/28/14 9/6/14 9/8/14 9/18/14
2 9/7/14 9/20/14 9/22/14 10/2/14
3 9/21/14 10/4/14 10/6/14 10/16/14
4 10/5/14 10/18/14 10/20/14 10/30/14
5 10/19/14 11/1/14 11/3/14 11/13/14
6 11/2/14 11/15/14 11/17/14 11/26/14
7 11/16/14 11/29/14 12/1/14 12/11/14
8 11/30/14 12/13/14 12/15/14 12/23/14
9 12/14/14 12/27/14 12/29/14 1/8/15
10 12/28/14 1/10/15 1/12/15 1/22/15
11 1/11/15 1/24/15 1/26/15 2/5/15
12 1/25/15 2/7/15 2/9/15 2/19/15
13 2/8/15 2/21/15 2/23/15 3/5/15
14 2/22/15 3/7/15 3/9/15 3/19/15
15 3/8/15 3/21/15 3/23/15 4/2/15
16 3/22/15 4/4/15 4/6/15 4/16/15
17 4/5/15 4/18/15 4/20/15 4/30/15
18 4/19/15 5/2/15 5/4/15 5/14/15
19 5/3/15 5/16/15 5/8/15 5/28/15
20 5/17/15 5/22/15 5/26/15 6/11/15

School Codes
Federal Code
(for FAFSA)
002697
State Code
(for TAP)
1407