Work Study

Work study positions are awarded through the Financial Aid Office. Work study employees are paid at the wage rate of $12.00 per hour.

  • New work study employees: Please submit forms W-4  (federal withholding) and VA-4 (Commonwealth of Virginia withholding) to the Payroll Office in a timely manner. If these forms are not received, the maximum rate (single with no exemptions) will be withheld.
  • Returning work study employees: Tax forms do not need to be resubmitted unless you wish to change your current withholding status.
  • Direct deposit: The Direct deposit form is available to work study employees and is available on OneCampus on the Finances page under Office of the Bursar.
  • Time sheets: Students must submit their online time sheet to their Supervisor by 10:00AM on the Due to Payroll Date listed below, after 10:00AM on that date students will not have access to the time sheet. 
  • Students will not be allowed to work when Radford University is closed and classes are not in session. *Fall Break is October 6, 2023 and Thanksgiving Break is November 18-26, 2023. The final day students can work is December 7, 2023

Student Employment Payment Schedule

Fall Semester 2023

 Pay Period #1*Pay Period #2Pay Period #3
Start Date8/21/20238/27/20239/10/2023
Cut Off Date8/26/20239/9/20239/23/2023
Due to Payroll8/28/20239/11/20239/25/2023
Check Distribution9/8/20239/22/202310/6/2023
 Pay Period #4Pay Period #5Pay Period #6
Start Date9/24/202310/8/202310/22/2023
Cut Off Date10/7/202310/21/202311/4/2023
Due to Payroll10/9/202310/23/202311/6/2023
Check Distribution10/20/202311/3/202311/17/2023
 Pay Period #7*Pay Period #8Pay Period #9
Start Date11/5/202311/19/202312/3/2023
Cut Off Date11/18/202312/2/202312/7/2023
Due to Payroll11/20/202312/4/202312/18/2023
Check Distribution12/1/202312/15/202312/29/2023

Students will not be allowed to work when Radford University is closed and classes are not in session.


PLEASE NOTE:  Work study employees must adhere to their employment contract begin and end dates to include working only during their approved contract period and by submitting their final timesheet no later than the last date of employment.

Last Updated: 8/15/2023