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Introduction to the Student Employment Manual

The University’s student employment program offers undergraduate and graduate students paid part-time work while they pursue a course of study. Student worker positions are not benefits-eligible (with the exception of benefits specifically offered to graduate assistants/associates), as the primary relationship to the University for individuals in student worker positions is that of a student.

The Student Employment Manual contains policies with links to procedures and related information. These are general employment policies that apply to all student workers. The contents of this manual are not to be construed as a contract or agreement and are subject to periodic revision. Additional requirements specific to graduate assistants/associates can be found in the Graduate Assistant/Associate Manual.

Student workers may be eligible for Federal Work-Study (FWS), a federal financial aid program that funds part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students. To review eligibility criteria and find more information, visit

Key Contacts

Questions regarding student workers may be directed to the following offices:

Issue Office Phone Email

Student conduct and concerns

Dean of Students Office (520) 621-7057 email

Student worker job postings

Career Services (520) 621-2588 email

Graduate Assistants/Associates

Graduate College (520) 621-3471 email

Federal Work-Study

Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid

(520) 621-1858 email

Student worker eligibility and work hours

Human Resources (520) 621-3660 email

Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information in its employment, programs or activities. Anyone who believes that s/he has experienced sexual harassment or discrimination is strongly encouraged to report this information to the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE).

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator

ADA/504 Compliance Officer

Mary Beth Tucker
Old Main
1200 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210021
Tucson Arizona 85721-0021
Phone: 520-621-9449

Amanda Kraus
El Portal
501 N. Highland Ave.
P.O. Box 210182
Tucson Arizona 85721-0182
Phone: 520-621-3268