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  1. File a Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) to apply for the Federal Work Study (FWS) Program.

  2. Once FWS is awarded, you can check your myUCF account to see the amount of your FWS award. You must either accept or decline the award in your myUCF account.

  3. Complete any items on your myUCF To Do List including the FWS Contract found on JobX. If you are interested in working at a community service site off-campus, please contact the FWS Coordinator at

  4. Use JobX to search for jobs across UCF campus.

  5. Apply for the positions you find directly on JobX. Be sure to apply for FWS positions. You can find FWS jobs by searching “work study” in the filters in the left-hand section of the “Jobs” page.

  6. The department will review applications and might contact you for an interview. When attending interviews, bring these documents:

    1. Award Summary & Class Schedule from myUCF
    2. A valid form of identification per UCF HR
    3. Valid Driver’s License or Acceptable Form of Identification

    If an agreement is made, the department will prepare a complete hiring packet and forward it to Human Resources.

  7. Completed a hiring packet from the department to begin working.