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Human Resources
Mitchell 1st Floor, MS: 7425
Phone: (509) 963-1202
Fax: (509) 963-1733
HR@cwu.edu

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.


Student Type While Classes are in Session Breaks: Winter, Spring, & Summer

Full-Time Undergraduate Student (12+ credits)

avg 20 hours per week

40 hours per week

Part-Time Undergraduate Student (6-11 credits) avg 15 hours per week or 69 hours per month

40 hours per week

Full-Time Graduate Student (10+ credits)

avg 20 hours per week

40 hours per week

Part-Time Graduate Student (5-9 credits) avg 15 hours per week or 69 hours per month

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.

Student Employment