Student Employment Rules

It is the responsibility of all student employees to observe and comply with the following student employment rules:

  • Student employees are required to complete an online JP11, Student Employment Application, and sign the Report of Hire form provided by their supervisor. These forms must be completed by new and continuous student employees (rehires). Students are NOT authorized to work until these forms have been submitted every April and August in accordance with the student employment program timelines.
  • Student employees are expected to report to work at the assigned time.
  • It is the responsibility of the student to contact the supervisor or designee if he/she will be late or absent from work.
  • Student employees are expected to notify the supervisor when leaving the work area.
  • Student employees must be registered for at least 6 credits eligible for financial aid and attending Oakland Community College each semester to be eligible for student employment. Students are required to inform supervisor if their enrollment falls below 6 credits eligible for financial aid.
  • Student employees who drive vehicles to work must park in the student parking lots.
  • Student employees are paid for actual hours worked. No student employee receives a "paid" lunch hour or holiday pay.
  • Student employees are required to complete the appropriate payroll report in a timely manner. Paychecks or Direct Deposit Advices are mailed to each student.
  • Student employees may be requested to work in another area for a temporary period of time or on a regular assignment.
  • Student employees are limited to twenty (20) hours per week on campus and thirty (30) hours per week off campus. Under certain circumstances (e.g. during peak periods), with prior approval, thirty (30) hours per week on campus may be worked.
  • Work-study students must stop working once they have earned their work-study award or enrollment is less then 6 credits eligible for financial aid. 

Contact Information

Career Services
Phone 248.522.3505

Student Employment/Federal Work Study
Student Financial Resources & Scholarships
Phone 248.341.2250