Qualifications for Student Employment


​Work Permit Needed?
​GSA Eligible?
​Work Study Eligible?
​Maximum Hours Allowed to Work (all jobs combined)
​Minimum Credit Hours Required (zero for Summer)
​Minimum Credits to be FICA Exempt

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Each Pay Period
Undergraduates
​No
​Yes
​Yes
​Academic: 40
Summer: 80
​6
Academic: 6/semester
Summer: 
6/pay period
Graduate Students
​No
​Yes
​Yes
​​Academic: 40
Summer: 80
​5
​Academic: 5/semester
Summer: 
2/pay period
Graduate Assistants
​No
​Yes
​Yes
​​Academic: 50
Summer: 80
​5
​Academic: 5/semester
Summer: 
2/pay period

Each Week
High School Students,
age 16-17

​Yes
​Yes
​No
Academic: 24
Summer: 40
​0
​Never exempt
​International Undergraduates
​No
​Yes
​No
​​Academic: 20
Summer: 40
​12
​Always exempt
​International Graduate Students
​No
​Yes
​No
​​Academic: 20
Summer: 40
​9
​Always exempt
International Graduate Assistants
​No 
​Yes
​No
​​Academic: 20
Summer: 40
​6
​Always exempt