Financial Aid: Employment & Workstudy

Federal Work-Study is a federal student aid program offering part-time employment on or off campus for financial aid applicants who meet specific eligibility criteria.

To qualify, you must:

  • Be a citizen, Immigrant, refugee, or permanent resident alien of the United States.
  • Not be in default on any federal Title IV loan program and not owe a repayment of a federal grant or scholarship.
  • Be enrolled as a UMary undergraduate or graduate student.
  • File a FASFA application.
  • Demonstrate financial need as result of their annual FAFSA application, receive a work-study offer, and accept the offer.
  • Submit applicable employment documents
  • Maintain good standing and satisfactory academic progress while employed.

Institutional employment may be available to students who do not meet eligibility criteria for Federal Work-Study.

To apply for Federal Work-Study:

  1. Complete the FAFSA. Indicate you are interested in work-study on the FAFSA application.
  2. Apply for a position after you have been offered and accepted Federal Work-Study.
  3. Apply for campus positions through Marauder Jobs.

If you are interested in campus employment programs and have not been offered Federal Work-Study, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 701-355-8142.