Students can work 20 hours per week, not to exceed 6 hours in any given day, during fall and spring semesters as long as they are enrolled in at least 6 hours of classes during the semester in which they are working.
Students can work 29 hours per week, not to exceed 7 hours in any given day, during intersessions and summer blocks as long as they are enrolled in at least 3 hours of classes during the applicable intersession/summer block in which they are working.
To work days in December after commencement, students must have been enrolled in a fall course at ECU AND provide proof of spring pre-enrollment. A fall work permit will be required.
To work days in May after commencement, students must have been enrolled in a spring course at ECU AND provide proof of pre-May intersession and/or summer block enrollment. A spring work permit will be required.
Pay periods start on the first working day of the month and go to the last working day of the month.
Pay day is the 12th of each month and reflects the previous month's hours worked.
Students must sign up for direct deposit to a:
A direct deposit form can be obtained through ECU's Employment Services Office (Adm 160).
Students changing their name or social security number must report these changes to BOTH:
Students changing their address can do so on their myECU Portal:
Answers to the quizzes can be found at K:\Library\Administrative\Personnel\Training Materials\Student.
All students must have a valid work permit BEFORE working.
To be eligible to work, students must be enrolled at least half-time:
Fall work permits begin August 1st and extend to December 31st. Returning students DO NOT need to get a spring work permit. The fall permit will be extended thru May.
Spring work permits begin January 1st and extend to May 31st. Only new students starting on or after January 1st will need to get a spring work permit. The spring permit will be extended thru May.
Summer work permits begin June 1st and extend to July 31st.
Work permits for returning students can be accessed online via Etrieve - ES - Work Permit Renewal. For students that have never worked on campus before, they'll need to pick up a New Employee packet at Employment Services in the Administration Building, Rm 160.
For students who run out of workstudy and need to switch to regular pay, they'll need to fill out a ES - Work Permit Adjustment form via Etrieve.