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Federal and State work-study provides jobs for students with financial need allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to a student's course of study.

Work-study is generally awarded at 12 hours per week. Students are paid twice a month at a minimum salary of $7.25 per hour.

Applying for Work-Study

  1. Apply for admission to TCC
  2. Apply for Federal student aid—select the option for work-study.
    • Your FAFSA and any up documentation must be submitted before the March 1 priority deadline each year.
    • Please note: Work-study funding and job availability is limited. Job placement is not guaranteed.
  3. Review your work-study offer and accept it through Financial Aid Self-Service.
  4. Complete the required orientation session.

Check this site for vacant work-study positions (PDF)ListenTo review detailed job descriptions and step-by-step instructions to apply for available positions, please follow the instructions provided in the Work-Study Orientation presentation below.

Attending Work-Study Orientation

Work-study orientation must be completed in order to apply for open positions. Keep in mind that funding and positions are limited, therefore, job placement is not guaranteed. Failure to complete orientation may result in your work-study award being canceled and your funds offered to other students.

To complete the orientation online (preferred):

  1. Visit the Online Work-Study Orientation Presentation (Link will open in a new window)
    • You must be signed into your TCC email account to view the online presentation.
  2. Carefully review the Work-Study Presentation
  3. Complete the Work-Study Quiz (quiz results will be forwarded to the campus you select)
  4. Start searching for available positions by following the step-by-step instructions provided in the orientation

Updated September 02, 2020