The mission of the College Work Program (CWP) is to provide financial assistance to students through employment opportunities while also promoting student engagement in campus life. 

Campus Work Program Eligibility

  • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine Federal Work Study eligibility
  • Must have and maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled in 6 credit hours (fall and spring) and 3 credit hours (summer)
  • Must meet Student Academic Progress (SAP) requirements

Types of Student Employment

Federal Work Study

  • Provides jobs to students who have applied for Work Study
  • This is federally funded student aid for those who demonstrate financial need
  • Limited funding source
  • These positions can be both on and off campus
  • Required to spend 7% on community service employment

Community Service

  • Provides off-campus jobs working for not-for-profit agencies which provide services to help improve the quality of life in the community
  • These positions are federally funded through Federal Work Study funds awarded to the College
  • The student must apply for federal student aid and demonstrate financial need
  • These positions are off campus
  • At least one student must be employed in a position providing reading and/or math tutoring to elementary students

Campus Work (Non-Federal Work Study)

  • Funded by individual NSCC, departmental budgets
  • Students who are enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours)
  • These positions are on campus