Work Study

Work study positions are awarded through the Financial Aid Office. Work study employees are paid at the wage rate of $7.25 per hour.

  • New work study employees: Please submit forms W-4 [PDF] (federal withholding) and VA-4 [PDF] (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 MyRU on the Finances page under Office of the Bursar.
  • Time sheets: Students must submit an online time sheet to their Supervisor by 10 a.m. on the Due to Payroll dates listed below, after 10:00AM on that date students will not have access to the time sheet. Supervisor approval is required by close of business that day.
  • Students will not be allowed to work when Radford University is closed and classes are not in session.
  • Spring Break: 3/7-15/2020

Student Employment Payment Schedule

Spring Semester 2020

  Pay Period 1 Pay Period 2 Pay Period 3

Start Date

January 21, 2020

February 2, 2020

February 16, 2020

Cut-Off Date

February 1, 2020

February 15,  2020

February 29, 2020

Due to Payroll

February 3, 2020

February 17, 2020

March 2, 2020

Check Distribution February 14, 2020 February  28, 2020 March 13, 2020
       
  Pay Period 4 Pay Period 5 Pay Period 6

Start Date

March  1, 2020

March 15, 2020

March 29, 2020

Cut-Off Date

March 14, 2020

March 28, 2020

April 11, 2020

Due to Payroll

March 16, 2020

March 30, 2020

April 13, 2020

Check Distribution March 27, 2020 April 10, 2020 April 24, 2020
       
  Pay Period 7 Pay Period 8  

Start Date

April 12, 2020

April 26, 2020

 

Cut-Off Date

April 25, 2020

May 7, 2020

 

Due to Payroll

April 27, 2020

May 11, 2020

 

Check Distribution

May 8, 2020

May 22, 2020

 

Please note that 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: January 30, 2020