2020-2021 Work-Study Notice to Students & Supervisors
Remote work in the Work Study program continues to be allowable in 2020-21 as long as Work Study students continue to be able to perform their necessary job functions remotely and have as much remote supervision as possible. This means having a reasonable and regular level of direct communication with their supervisor around daily tasks, productivity expectations, dealing with questions or problems that may have come up while they are working remotely, etc.
Starting Summer quarter, students must be able to work either on-campus or remotely to be eligible for work study funds. The accommodation for Spring quarter of allowing students to be paid their regular earnings without working was temporary guidance given for that term only.
Work-study programs offer students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while earning money for college. Both on-campus and off-campus positions are usually available.
In order to receive work-study funds, students must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
- Be eligible to work in the U.S.
- Be eligible for Federal and/or State financial aid
(This means they must be either a WA State resident or a U.S. citizen (having a Social Security Number) or eligible non-citizen (having an Alien Registration Number.)
- Indicate on the FAFSA that they are interested in the work-study program (or notify the Work Study Coordinator)
- Complete their Financial Aid file on time
- Be enrolled at least half-time (6 or more credits)
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
- Apply to, and be hired for a work-study position
Due to the fact that work-study funds are limited for the 2020-2021 school year, not all students that indicated their interest in work-study will be awarded.
If you have been awarded work-study funds, please visit this page for additional information.
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Peninsula College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, families with children, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender identity, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities. Employees are also protected from discrimination for filing a whistleblower complaint with the Washington State Auditor.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies including those related to Section 504, Title II, and Title IX: Human Resource Officer, Human Resources office, (360) 417-6212.