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Student Employment

Students are eligible to work on campus during the academic year if they are enrolled in a minimum of 6 undergraduate units or 4 graduate units.

Student employees are appointed into a classification by their departments based on:

  • Enrollment Status
  • Citizenship Status
  • Financial Aid Status
  • Nature of Work
Classification Job Code Description
Student Assistant 1870 U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Work Study Student Assistant 1871 U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident; Has a federal work study award
Non-Resident Alien Student Assistant 1868 Non-U.S. Citizen (typically an F-1 Visa holder); Required to complete GLACIER online tax compliance assessment
Instructional Student Assistant 1150 Represented classification that performs academic-related work (grading,tutoring,etc.); See Office of Faculty Affairs
Work Study Instructional Student Assistant 1151 Represented classification that performs academic-related work; Has a federal work study award; See Office of Faculty Affairs
Summer Bridge Student Assistant 1874

U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident; Not enrolled in summer session courses for a minimum of 6 undergraduate units or 4 graduate units. Able to work up to 40 hours per week, but is not eligible for overtime; Student must be enrolled at CSUSM in the prior Spring semester and enroll at least half-time at CSUSM in the following Fall semester.

Mandatory enrollment in the Part-Time, Seasonal, Temporary (PST) retirement program.

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