Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Students who are interested in applying for Federal Work-Study (FWS) for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 must complete a 2016-2017 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 $10.50 an hour, effective for Fall 2016. 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

The Federal Work-Study Program will start placement for students awarded 2016-2017 Federal Work Study sometime in early September 2016.  More details will be available in the future about dates and times

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

Work-Study Payroll Calendar 2016-2017

Payroll
Period #
Pay Period
Begins
Pay Period
Ends
Time
Sheets
Due
Pay
Date
1 8/25/16 9/3/16 9/6/16 9/15/16
2 9/4/16 9/17/16 9/19/16 9/29/16
3 9/18/16 10/1/16 10/3/16 10/13/16
4 10/2/16 10/15/16 10/17/16 10/27/16
5 10/16/16 10/29/16 10/31/16 11/10/16
6 10/30/16 11/12/16 11/14/16 11/23/16
7 11/13/16 11/26/16 11/28/16 12/8/16
8 11/27/16 12/10/16 12/12/16 12/22/16
9 12/11/16 12/24/16 12/26/16 1/5/17
10 12/25/16 1/7/17 1/9/17 1/19/17
11 1/8/17 1/21/17 1/23/17 2/2/17
12 1/22/17 2/4/17 2/6/17 2/16/17
13 2/5/17 2/18/17 2/21/17 3/2/17
14 2/19/17 3/4/17 3/6/17 3/16/17
15 3/5/17 3/18/17 3/20/17 3/30/17
16 3/19/17 4/1/17 4/3/17 4/13/17
17 4/2/17 4/15/17 4/17/17 4/27/17
18 4/16/17 4/29/17 5/1/17 5/11/17
19 4/30/17 5/13/17 5/15/17 5/25/17
20 5/14/17 5/26/17 5/30/17 6/8/17

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.