To begin work students need a HIRE AUTHORIZATION CARD aka "The Red Card"
Before beginning work on campus new student employees must obtain a Hire Authorization Card from Student
Employment Services in Room 121 of the Bovee
University Center. The red card comes after accepting a position, and not before such as for an interview. The documents most commonly used to obtain the Hir
e Authorization Card (commonly known as the red card)
are a pi
cture ID and actual Social Security card. Photocopied, faxed
, or metalized Social Security cards will not be accepted.What is the Hire Authorization Card?
Hire Authorization Card is a small, red card presented to your
employer to prove you completed the tax and I-9 paperwork in
the Student Employment Services office and are ready to begin work. The
Hire Authorization Card is commonly known as the red card.
Where is the Student Employment Services office?
Room 121, Bovee University Center—next door to the Student Service Court.
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 to bring with me in order to obtain the Hire Authorization card?
For students who are citizens, the documents most commonly used to obtain the Hire Authorization Card are a picture ID and actual Social Security card. Photocopied, faxed, or metalized Social Security cards will not be accepted. International students must bring their passport, I-94,
CentralCard, I-20, and actual Social Security card.
What if my employer keeps my Hire Authorization card after I present it?
you need another Hire Authorization Card simply present your CentralCard at the
Student Employment Services office and we will issue you another
Will I have to fill out the paperwork again?
You probably will not
have to fill out the paperwork again. We shred your paperwork if you
have not worked within 30 days of obtaining your first Hire Authorization card, so in
that case you would be required to complete the paperwork again.
What if my employer doesn’t ask to see my Hire Authorization card?
We recommend showing the Hire Authorization card to your employer even if they do not ask to see it.