Student Employment

Community Service Federal Work-Study

If you are eligible for Federal Work-Study, you may choose to apply for a Community Service FWS (CSWS) job through the Haas Center for Public Service.

Use Your FWS Eligibility for Community Service

Step 1

  • Accept your CSWS Award in AXESS under the Finances tab, select "View My Financial Aid".
  • Summer CSWS applicants are not required to accept their CSWS Award ahead of time.

Step 2

  • Submit your CSWS Authorization Request. We will notify you of your maximum CSWS eligibility within one week of receiving your form.
CSWS Authorization Request

Step 3

  • Follow the Haas Center's application process for Community Service Federal Work-Study. The Haas Center will not process your application until we review your CSWS Authorization Request.


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Updated on February 2, 2016 9:14 AM