Working through College

ivy covered building on campusWorking no more than 20 hours a week while attending college will provide many benefits. You can use your earnings to meet your cost of attendance and reduce your debt burden. It can also help you gain valuable skills and experience that will help you in your future endeavors. It may even help you to better manage your time.

Use the following resources to help you work through college: 

  • Work-Study: If you are awarded work-study as part of your financial aid package, you may elect to participate in the work-study program.
  • U of U Employment: You may work in a regular part-time student job at the U of U.
  • Career Services: Off-campus employers seek students to fill internships and part-time or seasonal positions.

Financial Aid Checklist

Contact Us

Work-Study/FWS Coordinator

Phone: (801) 581-6581
Fax: (801) 585-6350


The Federal Work-Study Request Form for the 2016/2017 year is no longer available.

16/17 FWS will no longer be automatically awarded in financial aid packages.

Important Work-Study Dates

02/15/17 Deadline for employers to request, and students to receive, a JRN for Spring Semester.

Last Updated: 1/31/17