Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a limited resource and will only be added to your financial aid package per request and subject to availability. Accepting FWS may reduce your overall student loan eligibility. There are numerous FWS positions available throughout the Law and University community. Students who participate in the Federal Work-Study program must complete appropriate payroll paperwork and will receive bi-weekly paychecks. Please contact the Toledo Law Financial Aid Office for more details.
**For any forms or communications via e-mail, you must use your University of Toledo e-mail account
Step One: Complete Financial Aid Process
To be considered for Work-Study funding, you will need to do the following:
Once you accept the award, Financial Aid will process your acceptance and a contract will be generated. The office of Financial Aid will contact you via your UT Rocket e-mail when the contract and related documents are ready for you to pick up.
Step Two: Complete Required Documents
The following documents must be completed and returned to the Law Office of Professional Development (Room 1030). Instructions for completing employment paperwork will be provided when you pick up your Work Study contract.
Step Three: During Work Study
You cannot work until you have received confirmation that you are on payroll. You must monitor the hours that you work. If you go over your work-study eligible hours, the time will be pro bono and you will not be paid.
You are responsible for submitting your time electronically through the myUT portal by the end of the day on the last day of the pay period. Once you input your time, we require that you print a confirmation sheet, have your supervisor sign it, and fax (419-530-7922) or e-mail the signed confirmation to us so that we may verify the work being completed. If you fail to complete this process by the end of the day on the last day of the pay period, your timecard will not be processed for that pay period and you will not be paid.
If you suspect that you are not going to make academic progress, do not start work until grades are posted.
You MUST attend spring semester for at least 6 credit hours and the following fall semester for at least 6 credit hours to qualify for summer Work-Study. If you plan to transfer, don’t work. If you work for a professor or on campus you must be registered during summer for at least 6 credit hours.
You will be required to complete an employer evaluation at the end of your summer experience. The employer will complete an evaluation of your performance at the end of your service.
If you change positions or wish to extend your Work Study beyond your initial request, see Law Financial Aid.
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