Student Eligibility/Max Hours


Maximum Weekly Hours for Student Employees

Student work hours will be determined by conversations between the student and supervisor. Normally, work hours can be arranged around student class schedules.

Maximum weekly hours


Maximum weekly hours for various student types while classes are in session and during the three academic sessions (winter, spring and summer)

# of Credits Max Hours Academic Year Max Hours Academic Break
12+ Credits avg 20 hours per week 40 hours per week
6-11 credits avg 15 hours per week 40 hours per week
10+ credits (graduate) avg 20 hours per week 40 hours per week
5-9 credits (graduate) avg 15 hours per week 40 hours per week

*Note: International student employees can never exceed 20 hours per week during the quarter while classes are in session; there are very severe penalties for students and employers who exceed their limits. Non-international students can average their hours over the month.

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