Student Employment

College Work-Study

The College Work-Study Program provides on-campus jobs for students who have applied for financial aid and demonstrated financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses. Students awarded College Work-Study must maintain a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0. Students who have been awarded College Work-Study will be notified of this award via the Financial Aid Award Notice. The student's Award Notice will include specific information on how to apply for a Work-Study position. Job postings will be available online after July 1 for the upcoming academic year. Students are not guaranteed a job. You must interview with potential employers before you are hired. Students who do not secure a job will have their Work-Study award cancelled. Work-Study funds are limited and students should apply early to maximize their opportunity to receive College Work-Study as a part of his/her financial aid ‘package’.

Work-study positions pay $7.75/hour. Students are paid on a bi-monthly basis for time worked. The pay periods end on the 15th and the end of each month. MSU students are encouraged to sign up for Direct Deposit to receive your paychecks; contact the MSU Payroll Office (940:397-4222) for complete details. Students, with their supervisors, are responsible for monitoring the hours worked with regard to the amount of Work-Study awarded. Completion of the timesheet is the responsibility of the student. Timesheets are to be submitted ONLINE by 5 p.m. on the business day after the pay period ends, as scheduled by the Work-Study coordinator and/or hiring department (or earlier, if scheduled holidays fall within the month). Timesheets MUST be submitted online by the student and approved by the supervisor. Students will not be paid until the following month's payroll if timesheets are submitted late! 

Student and Hourly Timesheets are due by 5:00 P.M. on the dates indicated on the Semi-Monthly Due and Pay Dates tab.  Student and Hourly Timesheets received after the due date will be processed in the subsequent payroll period

CWS students will submit bi-monthly timesheets via Web Time Entry in lieu of paper timesheets!  Click here for complete details.

Questions regarding College Work Study? Email Sara Connolly.

NON College Work-Study

Questions regarding regular NON College Work-study Employment? Interested students should contact the MSU Career Management Center at 940:397-4473, located in room 108 of the Clark Student Center for additional information.  Additionally, the Career Management Center offers the Mustangs HIRE job announcement system (

The following job postings have been approved for students who have been awarded Federal/State College Work Study funds as part of his/her overall financial aid packageThis information will be updated as jobs become available.

Department: America Reads Program
Hours Per Week: 15-20
Hourly Rate: $9.00
Enrollment Period: Spring 2015
Job Description: o Work as a reading tutor within the elementary schools in the Wichita Falls Independent School District. o Work under the guidance of school principal and/or teaching staff. o Must pass background check by WFISD. o School assignments made by WFISD administrative staff, but student preference will be considered. MUST HAVE OWN TRANSPORTATION TO GET TO ASSIGNED SCHOOL. MUST BE AVAILABLE BETWEEN 8 A.M. AND 3 P.M. FOR TUTORING.
Present your completed "Work-Study Notice", as instructed in your award notice to the following contact:

Linda Foster, Financial Aid Office
Hardin South, Room 102