Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for students with "financial need" while enrolled.
For further information about working on-campus,
please visit the Center for Creative Professionals.
Those not eligible for Federal Work-Study may qualify for the Otis Work Study Program.
Undergraduate students with financial need.
Check with CCP (Center for Creative Professions)
Indicate "Interested in Work Study" on your FAFSA
Must demonstrate "financial need" as determined by federal guidelines.
Varies, maximum is $2,000 annually (some exceptions may apply) *
Students can view their federal work-study eligibility on-line through their Otis Self Service.
Yes if qualifications are met. Student must re-apply via the FAFSA annually and re-apply to their desired job per CCP instructions.
Federal Work Study is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come first-served basis.
Federal Government via pay check directly to student (does not pay towards your tuition balance like other financial aid)
To learn more about the Federal Work-Study Program please click here.
Students who are currently working can check Otis Self Service for their remaining work study balance.
* Notes regarding payment: Standard work-study jobs start at $9.00 an hour for first-year work-study students. The wage is increased by $.50 every year the student is employed under the work-study program at Otis. Some positions have a fixed hourly rate and will not give an annual increase. The rate is calculated according to years worked under the work-study program, not years spent as a student at Otis. However, some positions require more skill and experience, and supervisors may specify a higher rate of pay for qualifying positions. Your supervisor must complete a new job description if he/she plans on increasing your pay rate.