Hire Authorization Card
Before beginning work, students need a Hire Authorization Card aka "The Red Card"
What is the Hire Authorization Card?
The Hire Authorization Card is a small, red card presented to your Supervisor to prove you completed the Tax forms and I9 paperwork with Student Employment Services. The Hire Authorization Card is commonly called the
Can I work as a student employee without the Hire Authorization card?
No. You must not work without first having obtained the Hire Authorization card.
What do I need with me to get the Hire Authorization card?
For students who are citizens, the documents most commonly used to obtain the Hire Authorization card are a photo ID and an actual Social Security card.
International students must bring a passport, I-94, CentralCard, I-20, and an actual Social Security card.
Screenshots, copies, faxes, or metalized documents will not be accepted.
What if my employer keeps my Hire Authorization card after I present it?
Will I need to fill out the paperwork again?
What if my employer doesn’t ask to see my Hire Authorization card?
I got a second job. Do I need to receive another red Hire Authorization Card?